Medicine

Nurses employed by organizations that use compassion practices reported feeling more alertness, vigor and energy.
Jan. 29, 2018
Compassionate practices improve nurse well-being and also the experience of patients, according to research involving Allison Gabriel of the UA's Eller College of Management.
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.
Dr. Amelia Gallitano of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Jan. 8, 2018
What if an easily administered, biologically based test could determine whether an individual has schizophrenia? "We've got a huge challenge," Dr. Amelia Gallitano says.
The three-story outpatient clinic (foreground) near North Campbell Avenue and East Allen Road will enhance the patient experience, according to Dr. Charles B. Cairns, dean of the College of Medicine – Tucson. (Photo: Matt George/Commotion Studios)
Dec. 14, 2017
The state-of-the-art facility, located east of the UA Cancer Center – North Campus, will have more than two dozen specialties available by mid-January. With UANews video.
May and Rajesh Khanna, inventors of the non-opioid drug candidates (Photo courtesy of Rajesh Khanna)
Nov. 1, 2017
Researchers in the College of Medicine – Tucson have invented a new class of non-opioid drug candidates to treat pain, and the UA has licensed the compounds.
Alzheimer's disease plaques (Image courtesy of ProNeurogen)
Oct. 26, 2017
Two patents have been awarded to the UA based on the novel approach of ProNeurogen to treating diseases causing memory loss and cognitive impairment.
Researchers in the lab of Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich at the UA (Photo: Robin Tricoles/UA News)
Oct. 23, 2017
What if you could experience full health until the very end of your life? UA researchers, led by Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, think long-lasting immunity might be possible — if the thymus and the T-cells it produces to fight infection can be returned to greater efficiency. With UANews video.
Oct. 11, 2017
A carbon monoxide- and iron-based therapy, under development by the UA's Dr. Vance G. Nielsen, can inhibit venom's effects for up to an hour in animals. It eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector — and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.
UA student-athlete Mia Mason and her mother, former UA volleyball player Jeannine Mason
Sept. 25, 2017
UA beach volleyball player Mia Mason, who survived a rare brain tumor as a 12-year-old, is now paying it forward with a fund to support pediatric cancer research.

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