UAHS News Archive

UArizona Researchers Develop Regenerative, Safe Therapeutic for Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 13, 2021

Developed in the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science, the therapy has been licensed to startup NeuTherapeutics Inc.

Novel Nanotechnology Found to Enhance Fight Against Colorectal Cancer and Melanoma

Aug 12, 2021

A first-of-its-kind nanotherapeutic delivery system demonstrated remarkable efficacy against both early-stage and difficult-to-treat late-stage metastatic tumors.

Public Health Faculty and Students Pursue Global Research

Aug 9, 2021

Six fellows working with faculty mentors will conduct research around the world as part of this year’s Global Health Equity Scholars fellowship program.

Study Will Test Treatments for Concussion-related Headache

Aug 5, 2021

Researchers are studying existing therapies and those in clinical trials to pinpoint the most effective medications for concussion-related headaches.

Mild COVID-19 Infections Can Still Cause Long-term Symptoms

Aug 4, 2021

Data from a University of Arizona Health Sciences longitudinal study on COVID-19 shows that 67% of people with mild or moderate COVID-19 infection develop long COVID, with symptoms that last more than 30 days after a positive test.

Clinical Trial to Study a Breathing Exercise for Sleep Apnea

Aug 3, 2021

A new clinical trial will assess the impact of inspiratory muscle training on blood pressure in adults with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension.

Guest Column: One Breath at a Time

Aug 2, 2021

When Dr. Taylor Riall was diagnosed with lung cancer, navigating her diagnosis became a pivot point in her life.

New Program to Boost Rural Behavioral Health Care Workforce

Jul 29, 2021

A new program will train psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner students and psychology interns in real-world integrated health care settings.

Better Care for Seniors with Telemedicine, Integrated Care

Jul 26, 2021

Dr. Lorraine Martin-Plank says the pandemic revealed multiple improvements that can be made to help older adults in nursing homes stay engaged and healthy.

AZ HEROES Awarded $15M to Further Study COVID-19 Immunity

Jul 21, 2021

A research study that started by analyzing COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness in frontline workers is broadening to include children.

AZ HEROES Awarded $15M to Further Study COVID-19 Immunity

Jul 20, 2021

A research study that started by analyzing COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness in frontline workers is broadening to include children.

The Entourage Effect: Cannabis Terpenes and Pain Relief

Jul 14, 2021

Researchers in the Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center have found that terpenes mimic cannabinoids and produce similar pain-relieving effects.

Bacteria Are Key to Vaginal Health, Researchers Say

Jul 13, 2021

A recent study by researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix defines a mechanistic role for an understudied bacteria family in gynecologic disease.

Connecting with Director Brinton: Lifting all Brains

Jul 12, 2021

Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton discusses her passion for Alzheimer's disease research and what's next for the Center for Innovation in Brain Science.

Advancing Hormone Therapies to Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Jul 9, 2021

When it comes to post-menopausal hormone therapy, the type, route and duration all play a role in reducing the risk of neurodegenerative diseases.

Study Seeks to Keep Newly Quit Smokers from Relapsing

Jul 7, 2021

A UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson study aims to reduce relapse rates of recently quit smokers by training them to help others quit smoking.

Collaboration at the Heart of 35 Years of Success for Sarver Heart Center

Jul 7, 2021

Basic scientists and clinical researchers working together leads to center’s many achievements.

Federal Grant to Continue Health Services to Rural Arizona

Jul 1, 2021

The support of the Arizona Center for Rural Health assures Arizona’s rural populations will continue to benefit from health programs and services.

COVID-19 Vaccine Reduces Infection Severity, Length, Viral Load

Jun 30, 2021

Real-world data from the AZ HEROES study show COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections, and when breakthrough infections do occur, the level of infection and impact of the disease are significantly reduced.

Cancer Response to Tumor Stiffness May Predict Metastasis

Jun 30, 2021

A score that quantifies the changes that make breast cancer cells more aggressive could help identify patients at risk for bone metastasis.