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Spicy New Arthritis Treatment Moves to Clinical Trials

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 12:00am
Dr. Janet Funk, a UA associate professor of medicine and nutritional sciences in the College of Medicine, has been working to crack the code behind turmeric’s medicinal potential for years.

The Steep Cost of a Lack of Sleep

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 12:00am
A study involving a UA College of Medicine psychiatrist shows that 56 percent of workers report trouble sleeping. The impact: up to $3,000 more in annual health care costs and increased absenteeism.

Do Old Helper T-Cells Remember More?

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 12:00am
The latest research by Michael Kuhns of the UA's Department of Immunobiology answers questions about how the rules of the immune system change in old age.

Prevention of Macular Degeneration Seen as Possible

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:00am
A UA-led study, published in the American Journal of Medicine, found that the sight-destroying eye disease is delayed or prevented by l-dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease.

Researchers Get $1.4M for Tool to Simplify Health Info

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 12:00am
With a four-year, $1.4 million grant, MIS researchers in the UA's Eller College of Management will create a free online tool that simplifies health care related text, making communication from a person's doctor or medical team easier to understand.

Breast Cancer Research Has Latina, Rural Focus

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 12:00am
The newest grant received by UA researchers Chris Segrin and Terry Badger centers on women who often have limited access to health care services.

UA Gets $1.5M for Firefighter Safety Research

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 12:00am
Researchers at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department, intended to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.

UA Boosts Awareness of Valley Fever

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 12:00am
With federal agencies supporting efforts to develop better diagnostic tools and vaccines against the respiratory disease, a public education campaign by the UA's Valley Fever Center for Excellence gains momentum.

UA Offers CPR Training for EMS Professionals

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 12:00am
The University recently held its first training session in a collaborative project called "High Performance CPR University."

Researchers to Examine Soy Intake, Breast Cancer Risk

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 12:00am
Donato Romagnolo and Ornella Selmin of the UA Cancer Center have been awarded a $1 million grant to study the impact of soy isoflavones intake and risk of breast cancer.

2 UA Units Partner on Breast Cancer Research

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 12:00am
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Honors College has partnered with the Cancer Center to raise funds in support of a faculty and student researchers working on a collaborative project.

Leslie Boyer: The UA's Antivenom Advocate

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:00am
The founding director of the VIPER Institute, a physician regarded as a pioneer in the treatment of snakebites, has attracted media attention to the high price of antivenom with her research.

New Name for Arizona Health Sciences Center

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 12:00am
The move better identifies Arizona’s academic health center as an integral part of the University.

App Makes Athletes Think About Concussions

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:00am
UA engineering and biomedical researchers are building a virtual-reality experience targeting concussion awareness, to encourage NCAA student-athletes to report the real thing.

UA Graduates, Once Classmates, Are Now Colleagues

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 12:00am
Casey Solem and Brian Geyer, part of the inaugural class at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, are together again as practicing emergency-room physicians.

UA Leads Dialogue on Food Animal Antibiotics

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 12:00am
Representatives from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences look at coming regulations with a "One Health" approach that considers humans, animals and the environment.

UA Researchers Work to Keep US Food Crops Safe

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:00am
A team from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has received funding to study irrigation water quality. The research will benefit farmers and consumers by reducing food recalls due to pathogen contamination from irrigation water.

Curcumin Shows Potential to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:00am
UA researchers have made another promising discovery about curcumin, the bioactive ingredient in turmeric. It may have the ability to prevent inflammation-associated colorectal cancer and balance the microbiota of the gut.

Future of Cancer Care Has Arrived

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:00am
The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital is one of the most forward-looking hospitals in the nation.

UA Experts Can Offer Expertise on Issues Related to Mining Spills

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:00am
Numerous UA researchers have expertise related to the abandoned mine spill in Colorado.

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