UAHS News Archive

Researchers Studying Stress, Cancer Risk and Reproductive Toxicity in Women Firefighters

Jan 26, 2021

A $1.5 million FEMA grant is funding a study designed to understand the occupational risks unique to women in the fire service.

Researchers Develop New Tools to Predict Premature Birth, Neonatal Morbidity

Jan 13, 2021

Progesterone metabolite levels were combined with patient demographic and clinical data to predict women with a higher susceptibility to preterm delivery.

Statewide Antibody Testing Initiative Reaches Milestone, Expects Vaccine-Related Increase in Registrations

Jan 7, 2021

The antibody test developed at the UArizona Health Sciences can be used to confirm a positive antibody response after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Dec 18, 2020

AIDS women’s health award to Dr. Liz Connick; Liver Institute wins CDC designation; Dr. Julie Bauman co-chairs cancer prevention committee.

Implementing Rapid Care Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Dramatically Improves Survival

Dec 17, 2020

An evaluation of emergency medicine guidelines showed proper care on the scene of a brain injury is critical to survival and ongoing brain health.

COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Dec 16, 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.

UArizona Health Sciences’ First Bachelor of Science in Nursing Integrative Health Class Prepares for Graduation

Dec 14, 2020

Two dozen College of Nursing students will turn their 2020 tassels and join a workforce challenged by COVID-19, armed with a holistic approach to healing.

Researchers Awarded $8M Grant to Study Depression, Cardiovascular Disease

Dec 10, 2020

A research collaboration will examine why women are twice as likely as men to experience depression and heart disease simultaneously.

Loneliness a Growing Mental Health Concern as Pandemic Continues, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say

Dec 9, 2020

A six-month-long study found an increasing number of people, particularly those under stay-at-home orders, are experiencing high levels of loneliness.

Genetically Engineered T Cells Could Lead to Therapies for Autoimmune Diseases

Dec 2, 2020

UArizona Health Sciences immunobiologists have created a five-module chimeric antigen receptor T cell that is showing early potential to fight Type 1 diabetes.

UArizona Nursing Researchers Develop Web-based Skin Cancer Prevention Training for Massage Therapists

Nov 30, 2020

E-training helped massage therapists increase their knowledge of skin cancer and become more comfortable discussing risk reduction with clients.

People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Nov 24, 2020

Among recent notices: Lifetime achievement award for Dr. Ron Weinstein; and Dr. Sam Keim elected to American Board of Emergency Medicine.

UArizona Statewide Study Building Knowledge About Health Risks Before, After COVID-19 Infection

Nov 20, 2020

Arizona CoVHORT is a multiyear study that will answer questions about risk factors for COVID-19 and how the virus impacts long-term health outcomes.

UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz

Nov 18, 2020

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.

UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus

Nov 18, 2020

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.

People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Pharmacy

Nov 18, 2020

Recent college notices include a new co-director from Brazil for the Arizona Center for Drug Discovery, prestigious editor posts for two faculty members, and awards and appointments to important pharmaceutical industry committees.

Better Sleep Health May Make It Easier for Smokers to Quit

Nov 17, 2020

Researchers are expanding research showing that creating good sleeping habits can help people quit smoking to focus on smokers who are HIV positive.

Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19

Nov 13, 2020

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.

UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break

Nov 13, 2020

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.

As Holidays Near, UArizona President Urges Campus to ‘Stay Focused’ on Public Health

Nov 13, 2020

The university remains in stage two of its reentry plan this week, with classes of up to 50 students given the option to meet on campus.