Research Matters Archive

Oct 13 2009 - 11:00pm
"Tai chi has been shown to improve balance, strength, flexibility, aerobic endurance, and quality of life in research studies involving people with chronic heart failure or prone to falls."
Oct 12 2009 - 11:00pm
A drug called nikkomycin Z has shown promise in experimental Valley Fever infections.
Oct 11 2009 - 11:00pm
Firefighters have a high risk of work-related injuries but little research exists to evaluate the effectiveness of policies and strategies for reducing accidents.
Oct 8 2009 - 11:00pm
"Serrine Lau, PhD, professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, and a team of UA researchers, have received a two-year National Institutes of Health Challenge Grant (RC1) of $937,302 "
Oct 4 2009 - 11:00pm
$7.5 million grant to The University of Arizona (UA) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to fund a drug discovery and development center that puts renewed focus on the role of medicinal chemistry.
Oct 1 2009 - 11:00pm
$15.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to support continued development of sustainable solutions to cancer disparities among Native Americans.
Sep 23 2009 - 11:00pm
UA biochemistry researchers apply Nobel Prize technology to develop better diagnostics for heart attacks. Their work also could help predict individual risks of heart disease.
Sep 21 2009 - 2:29pm
<p>&quot;Persistent, unrelenting pain &ndash; chronic pain &ndash; can precipitate a host of debilitating conditions &ndash; depression, sleep disorders, poor judgment and perhaps even atrophy in the brain.&quot;</p>
Aug 24 2009 - 11:00pm
<p>Family and Community Medicine is seeking men and women who have any risk factors for type 2 diabetes, but who do not have diabetes</p>
Aug 9 2009 - 11:00pm
Research has determined that using probiotics (healthy live bacteria) is an effective method to reduce and prevent necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).