Updates from the experts at the UA Health Sciences

 

The Healthy Dose

DNA double helix strand
Tags: lung cancer, precision medicine, precision health, genetics, DNA, tumors, EGFR gene, women, asian ancestry

The field of precision medicine has been gaining steam over the past two years. During this period, the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative and the All of Us Research Program have catapulted “precision medicine... read more

Sun protection - sunglasses and a hat.
Tags: skin cancer, moles, sun safety, prevention, sun damage, sunscreen

Dr. Lois Loescher, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Skin Cancer Institute at the UA Cancer Center is acutely aware of the... read more

Snakebite season is from April to October and rattlesnakes can bite with or without warning.
Tags: snakebits, rattlesnakes, poison, scorpions, drugs, medication

With the advent of warm weather the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, part of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, is reminding people of the dangers of rattlesnakes. Reptiles in Arizona are most active... read more