Nov 23, 2015

Also known as haplo BMT, the procedure provides an alternative source of stem cells for patients who need a bone marrow transplant but cannot find a related or unrelated donor match.

Nov 20, 2015

The University of Arizona Health Sciences, through its partnerships with Banner Health and other health-care allies throughout the state, is strategically working to address health-care shortages, health disparities and improving health throughout the state, the border region, nationally and internationally.

Nov 19, 2015

Each year, approximately 2,400 people in Southern Arizona receive health-care services through the unique, interprofessional UA Mobile Health Program.
Data Collected on 11,700 employees showed 56 percent reported trouble sleeping. The impact: up to $3,000 more in annual health-care costs and increased absenteeism.

Nov 18, 2015

The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine’s new health coaching program is one of only a dozen such programs in the United States to be granted national accreditation. Graduates will qualify to sit for the national exam, to be launched in 2016.

Nov 17, 2015

Eliminating free radicals via anti-oxidative therapies in your diet doesn’t automatically equate to better health as it shifts the dietary balance to so-called “reductive” stress that can lead to inflammation with negative cardiovascular outcomes, particularly for men, UA researchers say.
As a pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. González-García will provide care for children suffering from endocrine disorders, such as type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, hypoglycemia and obesity, among others.
Chronic pain affects more Americans than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined, but medications widely used to treat chronic pain can lead to overuse and addiction, killing nearly 15,000 Americans annually. Drs. Mohab Ibrahim and Amol Patwardhan are applying what they have learned through their research on chronic pain to safer, more effective patient care.

Nov 13, 2015

This Saturday, more than 600 northern Arizona participants will run in support of third through eighth grade girls to inspire, motivate, encourage health and fitness habits and build confidence and self-esteem.

Nov 12, 2015

UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center pediatric research and clinical programs benefit from annual event.