Updates from the experts at the UA Health Sciences

 

The Healthy Dose

Tags: heart health, heart disease, heart failure, donor hearts, transplants, mechanical heart devices, ventricular assist devices, quality of life, CardioMEMs

When it comes to mechanical heart devices, downsizing has been a good thing.In 1985, when the University of Arizona and then-University Medical Center were making history as the first medical center to successfully use a total... read more

Pregnant woman with a glass of red wine
Tags: fetal alcohol syndrome, alcohol exposure, pregnancy, maternal nutrition, maternal age, poverty, precision medicine, genetics, environment

Precision medicine uses data on an individual's person’s diet, exercise routine, family history, environment, genetics, and more to tailor treatment and prevention of certain conditions to that person’s unique... read more

Image of a stethoscope with fruits and vegetables
Tags: Cancer, diet, exercising, hydration, prevention, fiber, healthy eating, obesity

Cancer is expected to exceed cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in Arizona within the next 20 years. While exemplary treatments are available and new immunotherapies hold promise for curing the disease,... read more