Health

The first class of Saludable graduates learned about nutrition, yoga and mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques.
Oct. 22, 2018
In a pilot study by researchers at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Latino youth in Arizona are learning to manage toxic stress using mindfulness techniques to prevent obesity.
Oct. 22, 2018
UA Nursing Professor Rene Love's passion for bringing health care to rural and medically underserved communities is bolstered by an $821,171 grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration.
Oct. 2, 2018
In a new book, UA communication professor Stephen Rains explores how people diagnosed with serious illnesses turn to social media, online health forums and other digital resources for help coping.
Sept. 26, 2018
After completing research that showed high suicide rates among EMTs, UA medical student and Tillman Scholar Neil Vigil created a resiliency website for emergency workers.
Felicia Goodrum (right) and then-student Breanna Eder work to unlock the mysteries of CMV.
Sept. 26, 2018
Felicia Goodrum has been awarded more than $13 million in grants within the last year to fund her research on CMV, a virus that affects more than half of the population above the age of 40.
Marco Padilla-Rodriguez (left) and Ghassan Mouneimne. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS BioCommunications)
Sept. 14, 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.
Terry A. Badger, R.N.
Sept. 14, 2018
A four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable UA nursing professor Terry A. Badger to study a precision approach to decreasing psychological distress in cancer patients and their family caregivers during treatment.
A new program designed to appeal to men and racial ethnic minorities who want to quit smoking is being tested by Judith S. Gordon of the UA College of Nursing.
Sept. 11, 2018
Powered by results from her recent See Me Smoke Free study, UA nursing professor Judith S. Gordon hopes to use guided imagery to help underserved smokers harness the power of their minds to help them quit smoking.
Louise Hecker and her research team will be evaluating two potential drug candidates they believe can stop and even reverse excessive scar tissue growth in the lungs.
Sept. 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.

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