Research Matters Archive

Nov 8 2017 - 9:13am
The grant will continue UA researchers’ investigation of the benefits and harms of selenium supplementation, which could clarify conflicting information about colorectal cancer and diabetes risk in certain populations.
Nov 6 2017 - 3:13pm
The Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine is doing its part to protect the health of astronauts on long-duration missions, including NASA's Journey to Mars.
Nov 6 2017 - 8:17am
Reducing cardiovascular disease and complications among Hispanic diabetes patients in Arizona is the focus of a new research project for Tomas Nuño, PhD, assistant professor of public health practice and translational research at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Nov 3 2017 - 9:07am
Lung cancer patients are more likely to experience depression, lower quality of life and reduced engagement in care. A UA Cancer Center team will test the effectiveness of a contextual cognitive-behavioral treatment in promoting coping tools to lung cancer patients.
Oct 31 2017 - 9:02am
UA researchers have invented a new class of non-opioid compounds to treat pain and arm physicians with a viable alternative and have licensed the compounds to the startup Regulonix.
Oct 30 2017 - 10:32am
Genistein, a major compound in soy foods, might aid in the proper functioning of a gene that can malfunction to cause breast cancer. A UA Cancer Center team is exploring genistein's potential to treat a form of breast cancer and help prevent the disease.
Oct 24 2017 - 10:55am
What if you could experience full health until the very end of your life? UA researchers, led by Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, think long-lasting immunity from disease might be possible — if the thymus and the T-cells it produces to fight infection can be brought back to work efficiently.
Oct 9 2017 - 2:32pm
Giving hope that his treatment may work in humans, Vance G. Nielsen, MD, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has published results showing his carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy can inhibit snake venom’s effects for up to an hour in animals. The treatment eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.
Oct 3 2017 - 2:48pm
Dr. Rebecca Fisher will examine octopuses to inspire the design of a soft-armed robot.
Oct 3 2017 - 2:45pm
Physician-scientist research team awarded $1.3 million grant to study long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury

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