Health

Left to right: Christopher Hulme, graduate assistant Chris Foley, and Travis Dunkley. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
April 25, 2018
An Arizona startup is hoping its unique compounds will lead to treatments to halt or slow the progression of a devastating neurodegenerative disease that affects nearly 6 million Americans.
Co-inventor Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee with a prototype of the new endoscopic probe (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
April 20, 2018
Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee and Rongguang “Ron” Liang have invented a dual-view probe for medical endoscopy. Their startup, Omniscient, is working to bring the technology to the public.
Dr. Michael D. Dake
April 12, 2018
Currently a professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University, Dake made medical history in 1992 with the implantation of the world's first thoracic stent-graft at Stanford.
Rajesh Khanna has mentored Lindsey Chew since she was a UA freshman in 2014. On April 18, she will take part in Posters on the Hill, where she will present the non-opioid pain relief research she has contributed as part of the Khanna laboratory. (Photo: Stacy Pigott/UA News)
April 10, 2018
Neuroscience and cognitive science senior Lindsey Chew will represent the University on Capitol Hill as part of Posters on the Hill, an event showcasing undergraduate research.
Dr. Daruka Mahadevan (left) and Eric Weterings examine cancer cells in a petri dish. Mahadevan is director of the UA Cancer Center Early Phase Clinical Trials Program. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS, ABOR, BioCommunications)
April 4, 2018
Researchers and physician-scientists at the UA Cancer Center and College of Medicine – Tucson are optimistic about immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system, teaching it to recognize — and destroy — cancer cells. The series Fast Forward is examining the UA's role in the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.
UA College of Medicine – Phoenix students react to learning where they will train as residents.
March 21, 2018
On Match Day, a total of 194 students at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson received the important news of their destinations for completing their training as residents.
The Angel Charity Culinary Education Center, depicted in this artist's rendering, will include a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen where children can learn to prepare healthy meals from food they have grown at Tucson Village Farm.
March 12, 2018
Tucson Village Farm's seed-to-table mission to teach children how to prepare healthy meals from fresh foods is being supported by a grant from Angel Charity.
Exercise selfies and other social media posts describing your engagement in physical activities might motivate some friends, while negatively affecting body image in others.
Feb. 27, 2018
The more you see your friends post about exercise on social media, the worse you might feel about your own weight, according to a new study co-authored by a UA researcher.
Jan. 17, 2018
The UA and the Arizona Department of Health Services will train first responders to recognize opioid overdoses and administer naloxone, which counters the effects of overdose.

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