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Nobel Laureates Say UA Scientists Paved Way

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:00am
Longtime connections to the 2014 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine bring four of the world's leading brain researchers to campus in celebration of several milestones.

And the Winner Is: Primary Care

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:00am
UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2015 students opened Match Day envelopes on Friday to find out where they will go for residency training. More than one-third of the class will pursue primary care, the most critical shortage Arizona faces.

Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine?

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:00am
Most dog owners will tell you their furry friends make them feel good emotionally. But UA researchers are exploring whether dogs can actually improve human health.

UA Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:00am
A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

UA Research Reveals Smaller Illicit Drug Supply

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:00am
Since late 2006, the country has experienced a 35 percent decrease in cocaine's purity, a 32 percent decrease in seizures and a 100 percent increase in price — indicators of a major downward shift in supply.

Historic Day for Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:00am
The traditional White Coat Ceremony, a way to welcome new medical students into the profession, was extended in 2014 to schools of nursing to welcome advanced-practice students.

Banner – University Medicine to Transform Care

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00am
New chapter in academic medicine represents a pivotal outcome of Never Settle, the UA's strategic plan, and continues a long-standing affiliation with Banner Health in Arizona. "This merger ... will benefit the entire state," said UA President Ann Weaver Hart.

Making Life Better for Kids With Asthma

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:00am
Collaborative health care may help pediatric asthma patients and their families understand their medication and better manage the disease.

Nasal Spray Could Help in Understanding Grief

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:00am
UA psychologist Mary-Frances O'Connor will study the relationship between the hormone oxytocin and the experience of grief, and it could open the door to new therapies.

LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:00am
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.

Solidarity Week to Focus on Compassionate Care

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00am
Medical schools, patient-care institutions and other health care organizations around the country will demonstrate of the importance of kindness to patients.

UA Dean Calls for 'Decade of Nutrition'

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00am
While the Mediterranean diet is specific to the region encompassing parts of Italy, Greece and Spain, it can be adapted to desert lands. A four-part cooking series will show how.

Super Reception for UA's STEM Event

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:00am
The day before the big game's kickoff, the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival held a kickoff of its own with Connect2STEM, drawing thousands to the downtown Phoenix campus of the College of Medicine.

UA Public Health Students to Assist on Super Bowl Sunday

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:00am
SAFER team members will be at every first-aid station, working alongside emergency medical technicians inside University of Phoenix Stadium.

UA Arthritis Center Receives $6.1M Grant

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:00am
Researchers at the UA Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis, supported by a five-year grant.

The Molecular Biology Behind ALS

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:00am
UA researchers have uncovered a novel molecular defect in a fruit fly model of ALS bearing a strong similarity to defects found in humans. The discovery may help explain the mechanisms underlying the devastating disease.

UA to Serve Up Fresh Approach to Health

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:00am
Bringing science to the plate, the Department of Nutritional Sciences will tout the benefits of the globally popular Mediterranean diet with a series of events kicking off on Jan. 28.

UA Receives $2 Million for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:00am
The UA Steele Children’s Research Center has received $2 million from the Centers for Disease Control to continue identifying children who have autism spectrum disorders, becoming one of 10 sites in the U.S. supported during the current grant cycle.

'Molecular Truck' Could Deliver New Treatment

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:00am
Child sufferers of ulcerative colitis stand to benefit from the work of an interdisciplinary UA team assisted by Tech Launch Arizona.

UA Online Programs Rated Highly by US News

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:00am
The Eller College of Management, which launched its online M.B.A. program in September 2013, saw its first graduating class walk last month and is already ranked 29th.

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