News Archive

August 25, 2020
Inappropriate medications – such as oleandrin, a derivative of oleander known to be toxic – used to prevent or treat COVID-19 could cause significant harm and no benefit, University of Arizona Health Sciences-based center and Banner Health center warn.
August 24, 2020
A University of Arizona Health Sciences cohort study of more than 50,000 menopausal women showed significant decrease in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.
August 21, 2020
Free and open to the public, the livestreamed online lecture by University of Arizona Arthritis Center Director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh will focus on the mechanisms of stem cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma therapies to treat osteoarthritis.
August 21, 2020
Drs. Leslie Farland and Melanie Bell at the UArizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to lead a federally funded research study to investigate a link among endometriosis, infertility and stroke in women.
August 20, 2020
UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App
August 19, 2020
Drs. Arka Chatterjee, Talal Moukabary and Madhan Sundaram bring significant expertise in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology to the Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.
August 19, 2020
The gift will fund educational support, including enhanced simulation facilities at the Tucson and Gilbert campuses, for University of Arizona nursing students.
August 17, 2020
Notices for the college include new hires for master’s degree program and perinatal mother-infant health; kudos for nursing workforce diversity and telephone-based cancer prevention programs; and research on tai chi and heart disease.
August 17, 2020
A new federal grant ensures the Pediatric Pulmonary Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences will continue building skills of health-care providers to care for such children and their families.
August 14, 2020
The University of Arizona’s Dr. Maria Altbach is working with industry to improve MRI detection of liver tumor spread to expand therapeutic options and improve survival of colorectal cancer patients.
August 11, 2020
University of Arizona pharmacologist Dr. Todd Vanderah discusses how the conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic and the response could be exacerbating drug use and overdose.
August 10, 2020
A University of Arizona Cancer Center grant aims to improve colorectal cancer screening in Arizona’s American Indian communities, where screening rates lag behind those for others across the nation.
August 6, 2020
A $2.8 million grant will fund research to develop an improved therapeutic treatment for acute ischemic stroke patients that may help them recover faster with fewer long-term complications.
August 3, 2020
Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis is studying a new chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who undergo a particular type of bone marrow transplant procedure.
July 31, 2020
Sarver Heart team led by Khadijah Breathett looking into gender and racial bias found doctors more judgmental on women’s appearance and social support networks, particularly African American women.
July 30, 2020
Three experts in constitutional law, environmental law and public health write in a new essay that one of America’s founding documents provides a framework for finding common ground to fight COVID-19.
July 29, 2020
With 19 new companies added to its roster last fiscal year, the University of Arizona has now launched more than 100 startups since revamping its commercialization operation in late 2012.
July 29, 2020
A University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix study could help researchers develop treatment for common vaginal infection that affects more than 3 million U.S. women a year.
July 28, 2020
New findings by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson chemists Drs. Wolfgang Peti and Rebecca Page provide a foundation to better understand and treat these neurological disorders.
July 28, 2020
A $3.8-million federal grant will allow a team led by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy to continue to develop a drug to prevent or reverse this devastating neurodegenerative disorder.

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