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Breathing New Life Into Diabetes Treatment

16 hours 17 min ago
A UA professor's implantable oxygen generator has the potential to reverse Type 1 diabetes in some patients, and he has been awarded $1.5 million in grants and contracts.

UA Director Speaks Before U.S. House Subcommittee about Rural Health Care Disparities

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:00am
Dr. Dan Derksen, director of the Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will provide a testimony about the disparities created in rural areas by Medicare regulations and payment.

Banner – UMC Tucson Ranked Among Nation's Best

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:00am
In the latest U.S. News rankings, the hospital is the best in the Tucson metropolitan area and No. 3 in Arizona behind the Mayo Clinic and Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

UA to Boost Cardiac Rescue in India

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:00am
The program supports community-based projects designed to expand access to life-saving interventions for heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest.

UA Surgeon Takes on 'Medjacking'

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 12:00am
Dr. David G. Armstrong says it's only a matter of time before malicious medical-device hacking becomes a big issue, and he is working on strategies to keep patients and companies safe.

Doctors to Get Better Access to Digital Data

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 12:00am
Software developed by UA researchers, as part of a $1.3 million NIH grant, will transmit review-ready data in minutes or seconds, helping patients receive quicker second opinions and diagnoses.

UA's Insight Aids Survival From Cardiac Arrest

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:00am
College of Medicine professors from Tucson and Phoenix served on a 19-member national panel that recommended strategies on cardiac arrest to the Institute of Medicine.

Professor-Student Team Brings Awareness to Virus

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:00am
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.

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