Research Matters Archive

Aug 5 2010 - 2:58pm
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $1,784,878 grant to an Arizona Cancer Center researcher to study the role of inflammation in colon carcinogenesis and to develop a new targeted therapy to treat colon cancer.
Jul 26 2010 - 1:27pm
By using mathematical modeling to understand blood flow, researchers - including the UA's Timothy Secomb, a pioneer in the field - propose a novel approach to treating cancerous tumors.
Jul 15 2010 - 8:47am
UA researchers participated in the discovery of an unexpected role played by a protein molecule, making it a candidate for a biomarker or drug target for breast cancer
Jul 12 2010 - 9:13am
A new study by University of Arizonaresearchers suggests that breast cancer may be a significant risk factor for developing a serious form of endometrial cancer in women age 55 or younger.
Jul 9 2010 - 3:08pm
Harris Bernstein and Carol Bernstein have proposed a new theory on the billion-year-old mystery of sexual reproduction evolution.
Jun 29 2010 - 9:42am
Research Matters at the Arizona Health Sciences Center:
Jun 25 2010 - 3:37pm
Most firefighters who die of heart attacks have underlying heart disease, but in many cases the disease is not discovered early. Standard medical tests for firefighters do not detect early heart disease.
Jun 25 2010 - 3:32pm
In the first study of its kind, researchers found MRSA contamination on couches, class desks and commonly touched surfaces within Tucson firefighter offices and developed a training to prevent contamination and reduce its spread.
Jun 22 2010 - 10:16am
Properly taking prescribed medication is one of the most effective ways to prevent high blood pressure and related costly health problems, including stroke, heart failure and cognitive decline.
Jun 15 2010 - 8:57am
“Project Reach” will develop tobacco cessation training specifically for chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists.