Health

UA researcher Eva-Maria Stelzer was involved in a study finding that bouldering can help people avoid a mental avalanche in life. The study provides evidence that a bouldering psychotherapy can be effective for reducing symptoms of depression and that the alleviation of depressive symptoms can be enhanced through physical activity.
May 24, 2017
UA researcher Eva-Maria Stelzer and her colleagues found the social, mental and physical benefits of bouldering could be successful psychotherapy for treating depression in adults.
Richard Austin delivers the pitch for Reglagene, based on technology developed in the lab of Laurence Hurley. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
May 16, 2017
Four startups founded on UA inventions pitched their companies at an accelerator in Silicon Valley, an epicenter for technology and entrepreneurship.
May 10, 2017
For older adults who can't attend a grief support group, a virtual version may be effective, helping with loneliness, stress, sleep problems and depressive symptoms.
Rajesh Khanna in his lab (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
May 10, 2017
UA researcher Rajesh Khanna is focusing on the "sodium highway," known as the NaV1.7 channel, and a small protein could make the difference in diminishing human pain.
Writing the story of a marriage's end can have positive effects on heart health, researchers found.
May 8, 2017
Journaling after divorce could improve cardiovascular health — but only if it is done in an expressive way that tells a story, new UA research suggests.
May 3, 2017
The failure of lithium ion batteries is the culprit, according to Dr. Gary Vercruysse, who is calling for an increase in awareness of the safety hazards associated with e-cigarettes.
April 25, 2017
The noted cardiologist, health administrator and chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will assume his new position in mid-July.
The UA interprofessional team members who won the CLARION national champions are (left to right) Cameron Price, Elizabeth Anderson, Brenda Velarde and Alicia Walker. (Photo courtesy of CLARION)
April 21, 2017
An interprofessional team of four UA students won the 2017 National CLARION Case Competition and will split a $7,500 scholarship.
According to artist David Tineo, a UA alumnus, “Our world has come to a crossroads. Borders, race, religion, skin color and sexual preference can no longer exist as barriers, for we are a great woven human tapestry.”
April 3, 2017
Exhibits introduce the UA Museum of Art to Phoenix residents, offer artists an opportunity to show their work, and create new opportunities for student and faculty engagement.

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