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Sep 17, 2018

UA Study: Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May be Deadly Mix for Hospitalized Infants

Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.


Sep 12, 2018

Preventing Heart Disease Among Diabetes Patients in Mexico Focus of UA Public Health Graduate Student’s Study

Expanding a successful diabetes self-management program, developed by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and El Colegio de Sonora, to a regional health system in Sonora, Mexico, is the focus of a new research project led by Benjamín Aceves, MPH, MA, public health doctoral candidate.


‘The Frayed Safety Net: The Future of Public Hospitals in America’ Discussed in Free Public Lecture, Oct. 4

Speaker David Oshinsky, PhD, director of the Division of Medical Humanities at NYU Langone Health, will cover the dramatic impact of public hospital closings on the poor and medically underserved and the series of troubling questions these closings raise. The presentation is part of the Flinn Foundation Buffmire Lecture series.


Sep 11, 2018

‘Evil’ Proteins a Force for Good in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen’s role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers.


Sep 10, 2018

New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine

Family medicine physicians Nicole Person-Rennell and Sanjay Dronavalli will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.


Sep 5, 2018

Drs. Persky and Kumar Featured Speakers at ‘Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options,’ Sept. 13

University of Arizona Cancer Center physicians Daniel Persky, MD, and Abhijeet Kumar, MD, will be the featured speakers at the free patient education program presented by the Lymphoma Research Foundation. The program is open to patients, caregivers and health-care professionals.


UA Researchers to Study, Test Potential Drug Candidates for Deadly Lung Disease

A $4.4 million grant from the Department of Defense will help researchers test two drug candidates for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis — a deadly disease with no cure.


Be Smoke Free: UA College of Nursing Professor to Employ Guided Imagery in Smoking-Cessation Study

Powered by results from her recent See Me Smoke Free study with women smokers, Judith S. Gordon, PhD, hopes to use guided imagery to help underserved smokers harness the power of their minds to help them quit.


Sep 4, 2018

$2.5M Grant to UA Nursing Professor to Ease Cancer Patients’ and Caregivers’ Psychological Distress

The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, to study a precision approach to decreasing psychological distress in both cancer patients and their family caregivers during treatment.


Aug 30, 2018

UA Cancer Biology Graduate Student Travels ‘ROCKy’ Road Toward a Cure for Post-Radiation Dry Mouth

The Limesand Lab at the University of Arizona is devoted to improving quality of life for head-and-neck cancer survivors, who often suffer from irreversible dry mouth.


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