Research Matters Archive

Jun 19 2018 - 10:35am
The five-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable Charles Downs, PhD, to study whether the non-pharmacological supplement curcumin can prevent lung injury.
Jun 19 2018 - 10:18am
As part of the National Institutes of Health’s “NIH in Your State” social media campaign about NIH investment in fiscal year 2017 and the impact of federally funded research on citizens’ health, the NIH recently tweeted that Arizona received $189 million in research support in FY2017. The University of Arizona Health Sciences received $70.3 million in NIH funding during FY2017, conducting research addressing statewide and global health challenges.
Jun 15 2018 - 7:56am
Rachna Shroff, MD, led a landmark study on the use of targeted drugs called PARP inhibitors in pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutations.
Jun 7 2018 - 9:08am
Some people who take statins to lower cholesterol have a slightly higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Genetic epidemiologist Yann Klimentidis, PhD, at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the connection between type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Jun 4 2018 - 8:05am
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has found a direct relationship between “good” bacteria and cervical health and “bad” bacteria and increased cancer risk.
Jun 4 2018 - 8:05am
The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, to study whether psychosocial interventions will help ethnically diverse survivors improve their symptoms.
Jun 1 2018 - 1:17pm
The study found poor sleep quality was associated with nighttime snacking and a high likelihood of craving junk food. The study also found that junk food cravings were associated with increased risk of obesity, diabetes and other health problems.
May 31 2018 - 8:43am
University faculty's research output and influence earn high marks in the latest Center for World University Rankings.
May 24 2018 - 9:59am
Events are planned across the nation to engage diverse communities in the national recruitment effort. In Arizona, Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Sciences have been enrolling volunteers into the program as a National Institutes of Health pilot site since 2017.
May 21 2018 - 11:39am
The UA's focus has been on helping people with chronic pain without using narcotics or other addictive drugs.

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