Banner Health Bestows ‘Best of the Best’ Awards to Banner – UMC South, Alvernon ClinicBanner – 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.
Big Hunt for Small Molecule to Treat Neurodegenerative DiseasesTwo 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 26Health 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.
UAHS In The News
Thousands of Arizonans gained health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Now, Congress is moving to repeal and replace it. To approach an understanding of what might come next, Lorraine Rivera spoke with Daniel Derksen, director of the University of Arizona’s Center for Rural Health. Derksen starts by assessing progress under Obamacare.
Overweight and obese people who shed a lot of excess pounds may have less damage in their knee joints than their counterparts who don’t lose weight, a recent study suggests. It should also encourage patients to consider the benefits of even a little bit of weight loss,” said Dr. Kent Kwoh, director of the UA Arthritis Center in Tucson.
A study led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy has generated the first comprehensive catalog of diseases associated with variations in human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes that regulate the body's immune system