Health

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.
Leonard A. Lauder and his longtime friend and business associate Rose Marie Bravo, who is in complete remission from clear cell ovarian cancer thanks to the efforts of University of Arizona researcher Dr. David S. Alberts.
Oct. 14, 2019
The funding will benefit clinical and translational research in the University of Arizona Cancer Center lab of Dr. David Alberts, an expert in ovarian cancer research and treatment.
The treated image shows improved contractility of the heart, less ventricle/chamber dilation and improvement in wall thickness compared to the untreated heart.
Oct. 10, 2019
Preclinical studies have found that Aliskiren, a common blood pressure medication, can prevent fluid retention and muscle wasting in patients with congestive heart failure.
Oct. 9, 2019
A study found that people who consume less are happier than those who engage in other pro-environmental consumer behaviors, like buying environmentally friendly products.
Oct. 9, 2019
A sexual assault training program that started in Canada teaches female freshmen how to better recognize risky situations, defend themselves, and communicate what they do and don't want.
Oct. 8, 2019
A team of University of Arizona researchers is studying whether glasses used to correct astigmatism in toddlers can improve language, cognitive and motor development. A $4.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund the study.
Sept. 30, 2019
University of Arizona researchers will use a $3.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop computerized technology that will provide 3D images to help identify cancerous breast tissue.
Sept. 30, 2019
New research suggests a person's reliance on his or her smartphone predicts greater loneliness and depressive symptoms, as opposed to the other way around.

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