Health

June 26, 2017
In an article published in the journal Trends in Neurosciences, UA researchers David Raichlen and Gene Alexander suggest that the link between exercise and the brain is a product of our evolutionary history and our physically active past as hunter-gatherers.
June 21, 2017
A UA-led study shows that people who go to bed and wake up later on weekends than they do on weekdays may be harming their health. Sierra Forbush discusses her findings.
June 21, 2017
Triple-digit temperatures aren't your friend. If you begin to overheat, you can become dehydrated or your electrolyte balance can be disrupted because you've taken in too much water and not enough salt. The result can be seizures or other problems, Dr. Jaiva Larsen says. With UANews video.
Dr. David Armstrong, an acknowledged expert on diabetic foot care, tends to a patient. (Photo courtesy of Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance)
June 14, 2017
Remission — rather than repair — needs to be the goal of treatment, according to Dr. David Armstrong in a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
June 14, 2017
The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has received word of its full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the authority for programs leading to M.D. degrees in the U.S. and Canada, completing an intensive process that began several years ago.
June 12, 2017
A data-driven approach has the potential to go beyond the traditional identification of risk factors, according to grant winner Jenny Lo-Ciganic of the College of Pharmacy.
During his years of service, UA medical school student Ryan Schmoll spent time learning Arabic, controlling nuclear weapons and taking on leadership roles stateside and in combat zones.
June 12, 2017
Ryan Schmoll, who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, says he will champion issues impacting veterans after completion of his medical training in Tucson.
Drs. Jeffrey Tully (left) and Christian Dameff (Photo: Sun Czar Belous/UA)
June 9, 2017
Drs. Jeffrey Tully and Christian Dameff, alumni of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, teamed up to attract more than 100 cybersecurity experts to a conference in Phoenix.
Gastritis resulting from infection by the H. pylori bacterium
June 6, 2017
A study indicates that only about half of gastroenterology physicians check for eradication of the bacterium involved in a variety of gastric and digestive maladies.

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