News

Jun 6, 2017

UA Sleep Research Links Sleep Disturbances with Controlled, Illegal or Banned Substances Use among College Athletes

Student-athletes with sleep difficulties were 151 percent more likely to use cigarettes, 36 percent more likely to drink alcohol and 66 percent more likely to smoke marijuana.


Jun 5, 2017

UA Research: `Social Jetlag’ Measured by Differences in Sleep Patterns on Days Off Vs. Work Days, Associated with Poor Overall Health

The study suggests that a regular sleep schedule may be an effective, relatively simple and inexpensive preventative treatment for heart disease, as well as many other health problems.


Jun 2, 2017

Designed to Increase Diversity in Health Care, UA Health Sciences’ Summer Programs Commence June 5

A campuswide commitment for diversity and inclusion and to improve the health of underserved populations is the focus of four flagship health professions pipeline summer programs at the UA Health Sciences.


Diversity Team Works Hard to Ensure Inclusivity

Department Adds New Hires to Expand College’s Vision


Jun 1, 2017

Community Confronts Arizona Opioid Dependency

Experts gather to discuss trends, treatment and tools of battling opioid addiction


Banner Hosts Annual Quality and Safety Day for Residents and Fellows

High Value Care semi-finalists present research at annual Staff Quality and Safety Day


Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase Speakers Announced

The Arizona Telemedicine Program’s third national Service Provider Showcase will be held Oct. 2-3 in Phoenix


May 25, 2017

Banner Health Bestows ‘Best of the Best’ Awards to Banner – UMC South, Alvernon Clinic

Banner – University Medical Center South, 2800 E. Ajo Way, was recognized for its top performance among Banner Health hospitals with a 2017 Best of the Best Award at Banner Health’s annual conference for its leaders May 18 in Phoenix.


May 24, 2017

Big Hunt for Small Molecule to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

Two UA researchers say that finding the ideal molecule could open the door to therapeutic drugs to treat diseases such as ALS.


Building Infrastructure and Good Health, UA Health Professions Students Will Offer Health Screenings for Construction Workers on May 26

Health professions students will offer glucose screenings, blood-pressure monitoring and information on sun safety, hydration, nutrition and smoking cessation for the construction team working on the Health Sciences Innovation Building, in a show of appreciation.


Pages