Research Matters Archive

September 16, 2018
Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.
September 16, 2018
Although the numbers of nicotine patch and electronic cigarette users during pregnancy are increasing, new research suggests the use of nicotine-replacement therapy is an unsafe alternative to cigarettes. This five-year NIH grant will allow UA physiology researcher Dr. Ralph Fregosi to continue his studies on the short- and long-term developmental risks of nicotine exposure to pre- and post-natal health.
September 12, 2018
Expanding a successful diabetes self-management program, developed by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and El Colegio de Sonora, to a regional health system in Sonora, Mexico, is the focus of a new research project led by Benjamín Aceves, MPH, MA, public health doctoral candidate.
September 11, 2018
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen’s role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers.
September 5, 2018
Powered by results from her recent See Me Smoke Free study with women smokers, Judith S. Gordon, PhD, hopes to use guided imagery to help underserved smokers harness the power of their minds to help them quit.
September 5, 2018
A $4.4 million grant from the Department of Defense will help researchers test two drug candidates for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis — a deadly disease with no cure.
August 30, 2018
The Limesand Lab at the University of Arizona is devoted to improving quality of life for head-and-neck cancer survivors, who often suffer from irreversible dry mouth.
August 21, 2018
A globally recognized physician-scientist who specializes in severe adult asthma, the pulmonologist and chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine joins UA President Robert C. Robbins, MD, as a member of the council that advises the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institutes of Health.
August 21, 2018
New UA-led research found that open office seating arrangements offer health benefits not seen in workers in cubicles or private offices.
August 9, 2018
The algorithms will be incorporated into electronic health record systems to alert providers about relevant, patient-specific, potential drug interactions.

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