Health

Dec. 2, 2019
Researchers monitored students' heart rates during medical school lectures to test the long-standing theory that active learning provides an attention reset.
Nov. 25, 2019
The Arizona Prevention Research Center will continue its mission to prevent chronic disease among underserved populations in the Arizona border region thanks to a $7.5 million grant from the CDC.
Nov. 22, 2019
With a portion of $8 million in annual funding appropriated by the Arizona Legislature, nearly 100 students could receive free tuition at UArizona's two medical schools.
Alexander Alvarez and Sonia Vohnout demonstrate the acoustoelectric cardiac imaging invention. (Photo: Eddie San Juan/Tech Launch Arizona)
Nov. 19, 2019
ElectroSonix has licensed the UArizona patents for acoustoelectric imaging, a technology that has the potential to improve the accuracy of cardiac ablation in treating cardiac arrhythmias.
Nov. 15, 2019
A University of Arizona Health Sciences study funded by a $2.3 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health National Eye Institute could help to develop future treatments for glaucoma and other diseases.
Allison Gabriel
Nov. 12, 2019
Work and breastmilk productivity increase when companies provide a breastfeeding-friendly environment, according to a study from a team involving Eller College of Management researchers.
"We need to better understand important underlying immune mechanisms in the female reproductive tract as we seek to improve women’s health," said graduate student researcher Jameson Gardner.
Oct. 30, 2019
UArizona researchers have discovered a protein function that could improve current therapeutic solutions for millions of women who live with genital herpes.
Jian Gu (Photo: Tabbitha Mosier)
Oct. 21, 2019
Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.
Researchers will test if exposing the brain to near-infrared light via a special cap can help enhance cognitive functioning in older adults. (Photo: University of Florida)
Oct. 15, 2019
Researchers will test a novel intervention that uses near-infrared light to enhance cognition and brain function, and reduce Alzheimer's disease risk in older adults.

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