Health

Dr. Victoria Maizes
Aug. 21, 2017
Faculty at the Center for Integrative Medicine have demonstrated that an online approach works in training more family-medicine residents in integrative medicine.
Aug. 21, 2017
With a new grant, UA psychologist Jamie Edgin will study whether restricting naps can improve children's quality of nighttime sleep — and, in turn, learning and memory.
Even the new dean, Dr. Guy Reed (far right), joined in on Zainab Khan's selfie at Friday's White Coat Ceremony at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. (Photo: Sun Czar Belous)
July 24, 2017
First-year students in Tucson and Phoenix — a total of 200 from nearly 12,000 applicants — put on the traditional symbol of a physician as they prepare for the academic rigors ahead. With video highlights from the colleges' ceremonies last Friday.
July 14, 2017
Obese asthma patients often struggle with control of their disease, and UA researchers including Dr. Monica Kraft and Julie Ledford have traced it to the lack of a protein.
Should compression and packing of a wound not stop bleeding coming from an extremity, the application of a tourniquet is the next order of business. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
July 10, 2017
In use since antiquity, the tourniquet is back in the spotlight as a go-to emergency tool — which it was in June for the victim of a rollover crash in metro Tucson. Dr. Andrew Tang of Banner University Medical Center – Tucson is a proponent of its use. With UANews video.
The scientific research by Dr. Naomi Rance on estrogen's involvement with hot flashes may lead to a promising treatment for them. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
June 28, 2017
Fifteen years ago, Dr. Naomi Rance thought she should "try to figure out" hot flashes, and now her findings could end up offering relief to millions of women. With UANews video.
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.
Age-related macular degeneration is more common in people with light-colored eyes, according to Prevent Blindness.
June 26, 2017
The UA's Brian McKay will continue his work showing that levodopa — used in treating Parkinson’s disease — can delay or prevent the sight-destroying eye disease.
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.

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