University of Arizona
The University of Arizona (UA) was established in 1885 in Tuscon, Arizona. UA has the only medical school in Arizona. Aside from medical research, patient care and health sciences, UA is noted for its two herbariums. One herbarium has more than 400,000 plant species and the other has 40,000 types of fungi. The Flandrau Science Center has a planetarium, public telescope and conducts astronomy research. Other noteworthy departments include astrophysics, optical sciences, earth sciences, hydrology, hydrogeology and engineering. UA receives NASA grants and other funding sources. The Carnegie Foundation rates UA as a RU/VH university.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
(Medical Xpress)—Life-saving CPR has been a foundation of emergency medicine for more than a half century. But researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix are continuing to refine the procedure, ...
Cardiology May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques aimed at mental and neurological conditions include transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for depression, and transcranial direct current (electrical) stimulation ...
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and physicians continue to document that some patients experience fuzzy thinking and memory loss while taking statins, a class of global top-selling cholesterol-lowering ...
Medical research May 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 13 |
Necrotizing Entercolitis, an infection and inflammation that causes destruction of the intestine,affects about 10,000 babies a year in the country, and mortality rates are roughly 40 percent.
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(Medical Xpress)—Using a state-of-the-art DNA sequencing technique, UA researchers have discovered genetic mutations underlying seizure disorders in previously undiagnosed children.
Neuroscience May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new University of Arizona study, published in the journal Neurology, suggests a possible link between elevated blood sugar levels and risk for developing Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A pile of dirty dishes looms in the kitchen. It's your spouse's night to wash, but you know he or she has had a long day so you grab a sponge and step up to the plate. It's just one of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Arizona parents tend to rely on a "patchwork" of child-care arrangements while many are looking for new options at any given time. In addition, many parents struggle to pay for child care ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Are you that parent who writes your child's essays, cover letters and job applications? Do you call in to encourage employers to give your son or daughter a strong look? If so, you may ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical students at the University of Arizona are using a new study tool this semester that lets them interact with a real human heart at home – courtesy of their iPads.
Other Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Preliminary research findings suggest that learning to use Facebook may help give adults older than 65 a cognitive boost.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The Arizona Pregnancy Riskline, a service at the UA College of Pharmacy, warns about inaccurate information on the Internet in light of a recent study on the subject.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In the global effort to prevent diabetic foot amputations, one of the most effective tools is a fairly simple, comfortable boot.
Diabetes Feb 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When someone comes to work sick, about half of the commonly touched surfaces in the office will become infected with the virus by lunchtime, according to a new study at the UA.
Health Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study of 177 teenagers looks at whether teens are open to receiving text messages about health and what kind of information those messages should contain.
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