University of Arizona
(Medical Xpress) -- The procedure this week at UAMC was the first of its kind performed in Arizona.
Surgery Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- It may be easier in the future to test and potentially provide early treatment for the one in 500 people affected by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Cardiology May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- That vitamin D and calcium you're taking could be causing more harm than good, a new article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute says.
Health May 04, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Arizona sociologist Louise Roth says the increasing number of cesarean deliveries negatively impacts the health of women and their children and health-care costs.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable University of Arizona biomedical engineering researchers to improve the way doctors measure the effectiveness of drinking baking soda to ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite a century of research, memory encoding in the brain has remained mysterious. Neuronal synaptic connection strengths are involved, but synaptic components are short-lived while memories last lifetimes. ...
Neuroscience Mar 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Every year, more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in Americans age 60 or older. There is no known cure ...
Ophthalmology Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
University of Arizona Regents' Professor John G. Hildebrand has been elected to the Council of the National Academy of Sciences. In addition, he is being honored for his lifetime accomplishments on how olfaction, ...
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Only 10 years ago, deciphering the genetic information from one individual in a matter of weeks to find a certain disease-causing genetic mutation would have been written off as science fiction.
Genetics Feb 23, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
In a newly published study, researchers found the majority of medical residents surveyed experienced a decline in empathy over the course of the oft-used "long-call" shift.
Health Jan 31, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A study found that children with Type 1 diabetes experienced less time in deep sleep than children without diabetes, resulting in higher glucose levels, reduced quality of life and lower grades.
Sleep apnea Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Wolfgang Fink's research into artificial retinas helps restore some sight in blind patients with age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa.
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Distinct neural pathways are important for different aspects of language processing, researchers have discovered, studying patients with language impairments caused by neurodegenerative ...
Neuroscience Nov 24, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Dr. Craig Stump, interim director of the Diabetes Research Program at the UA College of MedicineTucson, suggests simple behavior changes that can add up to big benefits.
Health Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Research into aphasia - the inability to speak or write well-formulated sentences and words - is strong at the UA. Researchers have received $2 million toward the study of the condition.
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0