UAHS News Archive
Jun 7, 2017
If the bacterium involved in a host of digestive maladies isn't eradicated after treatment, that could indicate a resistance to antibiotics — and that's worrisome.
Jun 7, 2017
The UA College of Pharmacy’s Jenny Lo-Ciganic, PhD, has been awarded a $100,000 grant to evaluate Medicare administrative claims data for more than 3 million beneficiaries and generate accurate prediction algorithms of inappropriate opioid use that can better guide payers and health-care providers to implement effective interventions.
Jun 6, 2017
Student-athletes with sleep difficulties were 151 percent more likely to use cigarettes, 36 percent more likely to drink alcohol and 66 percent more likely to smoke marijuana.
Jun 5, 2017
The study suggests that a regular sleep schedule may be an effective, relatively simple and inexpensive preventative treatment for heart disease, as well as many other health problems.
May 24, 2017
Two UA researchers say that finding the ideal molecule could open the door to therapeutic drugs to treat diseases such as ALS.
May 18, 2017
Generated by a study by researchers with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the catalog could help identify individuals who are at risk for autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis.
Apr 24, 2017
Taking a precision medicine approach, the project will seek to find answers to why blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely to suffer disseminated infections attacking the bones while whites are more apt to suffer central nervous system attacks, and others suffer no attacks.
Apr 11, 2017
Research by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provides evidence that stock inhalers can improve the health and safety of children with asthma at school.
Mar 22, 2017
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has contracted the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to study Airport public health preparedness and response in the event of an infectious disease outbreak, such as the Zika virus.
Mar 6, 2017
In a large multiethnic study by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, a higher waist circumference – but not being overweight or slightly obese – was associated with premature mortality, indicating that abdominal fat is more deadly than carrying excess weight.
Feb 28, 2017
Dr. Kacey Ernst, infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Public Engagement Fellowship.
Feb 23, 2017
Research will focus on cancer drug therapies, molecular medicine, pediatric vaccines and building platforms for DNA and biomarker testing
Feb 21, 2017
The gift from Iris Cantor, chairman and president of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, will advance integrative medicine education and clinical care.
Feb 6, 2017
Pioneers in research and application of personalized medicine in respiratory disease based on advances in translational genetic studies, Drs. Gene Bleecker and Deb Meyers were recruited from Wake Forest University to head related divisions in the UA Department of Medicine and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.
Feb 6, 2017
New UA Health Sciences website facilitates industry collaboration with UA researchers, promotes partnerships and UA expertise.
Jan 26, 2017
Funds will enable the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center to launch clinical and basic science research in children’s postinfectious autoimmune encephalopathies.
Jan 9, 2017
Led by the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Peter Lance, MD, a SWOG review of the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) results definitively shows that these two antioxidants don’t prevent colorectal adenomas – polyps that are the premalignant precursors to most colorectal cancers.
Dec 6, 2016
A first-of-its-kind wearable sensor, tested at the El Tour de Tucson endurance cycling event in 2015, measures biomarkers to reveal the body's response to exercise.
Dec 5, 2016
Dr. Gordon has received a $700,000 NIH grant to create and evaluate a guided imagery program delivered over a telephone quitline and designed to appeal to men and racial and ethnic minorities, who are less likely to use a quitline for help in quitting smoking.
Nov 30, 2016
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a collaborative research project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters.