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Parent-Training Approach Shows Promise in Decreasing ADHD Behaviors in Children  
February 23, 2021

A study found that ADHD behaviors in children were significantly reduced when parents utilized the Nurtured Heart Approach to parenting.


UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors  
February 22, 2021

Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.


Media Advisory: Spring Speaker Series To Focus on Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic  
February 18, 2021

A free three-part series explores COVID-19’s impact on sleep and dreams, the state of mental health in Arizona, and the role of mindfulness.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding  
February 17, 2021

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


Workplace Chemical Exposure Study Leads to Small Business COVID-19 Awareness Campaign  
February 16, 2021

A public health research team is providing guidance to beauty, auto shop owners in Spanish-speaking areas to reduce COVID-19 infection risks.


More Answers to Your Questions About COVID-19 Vaccinations  
February 16, 2021

Immunobiologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya answers common questions about what to expect after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


Harmful Alcohol Use Rising During Pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say  
February 15, 2021

A study led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry found hazardous alcohol use increased monthly for those under stay-at-home orders.


Media Advisory: UArizona Health Sciences Experts To Speak About Careers in Cardiology  
February 11, 2021

Hosted by Arizona SciTech Institute, the free virtual event is open to middle and high school students, families, educators, and the general public.


UArizona to Become High-Capacity State Vaccination Site  
February 11, 2021

As a state site, it will eventually be able to operate 24/7 and serve up to 6,000 people per day.


Arizona Economic Burden of Valley Fever Totals $736 Million  
February 9, 2021

Expenses for the fungal disease endemic to the Southwest can skyrocket for people whose diagnosis is delayed, leading to more serious infection or death.


UArizona Health Sciences COVID-19 Immunity Study to Test Vaccine Effectiveness, Enroll College Students  
February 8, 2021

The AZ HEROES research study is expanding its scope to assess vaccine effectiveness, as well as increasing eligibility to include college students.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
February 5, 2021

Among news items: Dr. Monica Kraft wins Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellowship, and Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Michael Grandner sleep studies rated tops for 2020.


UArizona Researchers Develop Smartphone-Based COVID-19 Test  
January 29, 2021

The new test aims to combine the speed of existing nasal swab antigen tests with the high accuracy of nasal swab PCR, or polymerase chain reaction, tests.


Initiative Gives Rural EMS Responders 24-hour Access to Emergency Medicine Physicians  
January 29, 2021

The Arizona Rural EMS Advanced Telemedicine Demonstration Initiative will improve patient outcomes by expanding EMS access to potentially lifesaving care.


Researchers Studying Stress, Cancer Risk and Reproductive Toxicity in Women Firefighters  
January 26, 2021

A $1.5 million FEMA grant is funding a study designed to understand the occupational risks unique to women in the fire service.


New OB-GYN Chair Appointed by UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
January 21, 2021

Dr. Chaur-Dong Hsu brings research and clinical expertise from prior leadership posts to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Names New Anesthesiology Chair  
January 15, 2021

Dr. Kathryn Glas brings clinical and academic expertise in cardiothoracic anesthesiology to the University of Arizona Health Sciences.


Researchers Develop New Tools to Predict Premature Birth, Neonatal Morbidity  
January 14, 2021

Progesterone metabolite levels were combined with patient demographic and clinical data to predict women with a higher susceptibility to preterm delivery.


Statewide Antibody Testing Initiative Reaches Milestone, Expects Vaccine-Related Increase in Registrations  
January 7, 2021

The antibody test developed at the UArizona Health Sciences can be used to confirm a positive antibody response after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.


Media Advisory: ‘Aging and the Arts’ Health and Humanities Series Starts Jan. 12  
January 6, 2021

The new interactive series promotes healthy aging by improving physical and mental well-being.


UArizona Will Start Spring Semester With Essential In-Person Classes  
January 5, 2021

The university will start the spring semester on Jan. 13 in stage one of its reentry plan.


Trauma Experts Aim to Reduce Deaths by Providing Blood-Clotting Agent  
December 21, 2020

A study found that tranexamic acid, commonly used in cardiac surgery to help stop bleeding, improved the odds of survival for some trauma patients.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
December 18, 2020

AIDS women’s health award to Dr. Liz Connick; Liver Institute wins CDC designation; Dr. Julie Bauman co-chairs cancer prevention committee.


Implementing Rapid Care Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Dramatically Improves Survival  
December 17, 2020

An evaluation of emergency medicine guidelines showed proper care on the scene of a brain injury is critical to survival and ongoing brain health.


How a Smartphone App and Contact Tracing Helped Keep UArizona Open and Curb COVID-19 Spread  
December 16, 2020

Public health experts say the digital strategy worked well because it was used in conjunction with contact tracing, testing and isolation efforts.


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