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Professor-Student Team Brings Awareness to Virus

23 hours 21 min ago
An open house at the BIO5 Institute led to a student's internship with immunobiology professor Felicia Goodrum on the cytomegalovirus and its potentially devastating effects.

Dusty Secrets Could Help Asthma Sufferers

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 12:00am
Researchers in the UA's BIO5 Institute will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Biotech to identify compounds in dust samples from Amish farming communities that could promote respiratory health.

Cinnamon Research Holds Promise for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 12:00am
A UA study added cinnamaldehyde, the compound that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, to the diet of mice and it protected them against colorectal cancer.

Aging Couples Connected in Sickness and Health

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 12:00am
UA researchers examined the quality of life in older married couples, finding that the key to successful aging may lie in the physical and mental health of a person's spouse.

UA Study to Focus on Hearing Loss

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:00am
A collaborative study received approval in early May to begin accepting human subjects, in an effort to determine whether older adults suffering from prolonged hearing loss receive a cognitive boost after cochlear implant surgery.

Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:00am
UA scientists have helped create a new variety of low-allergenic soybean, and the crop could have a major effect on the production of things like baby formula.

Genetic Factors May Affect Exercise Benefit

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:00am
Women with a high genetic risk of obesity may benefit less from resistance exercises than those at a lower genetic risk, UA researchers found.

UA Hosts Meeting on Environmental Health

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:00am
NIEHS meeting addresses a range of topics, including environmental effects on obesity, epigenetics, metabolic disease and cancer, and the social and legal implications of environmental health issues.

How Twitter Can Help Predict Emergency-Room Visits

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:00am
New research led by the UA suggests that tweets by asthma sufferers, coupled with information on air quality, could help hospitals better predict ER resource and staffing needs.

$1M Gift From Regent, Family to UA Cancer Center

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 12:00am
The donation from Ram and Meera Krishna will go toward construction of an outpatient facility at the UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health in Phoenix.

UA App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:00am
See Me Smoke-Free, the first multibehavioral mobile health app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, is now available for free on the Google Play Store.

Project Launches for LGBTQ Homeless

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:00am
A disproportionate number of LGBTQ individuals experience homelessness in the U.S. The UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women, with a new $1.2 million federal grant, is working to address the problem in the Tucson region.

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.

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