Research Matters Archive

Feb 8 2016 - 9:06am
Native Americans are more likely to abstain from alcohol than whites, and heavy drinking and binge drinking rates are about the same for both groups.
Jan 21 2016 - 2:41pm
Unlike sunscreen, the nutritional compound protects skin from the inside out.
Jan 20 2016 - 9:11am
The University of Colorado – Denver’s Dr. Elizabeth Connick will succeed Dr. Stephen Klotz in April as chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, bringing a broad research portfolio on HIV and AIDS prevention to the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Dec 22 2015 - 9:17am
A UA researcher and clinician team has discovered that genetic mutations in a protein associated with asthma can affect a person’s susceptibility to a variety of lung diseases, and could lead to new treatments.
Dec 22 2015 - 8:57am
Funds will support research at the UA Steele Center that is examining novel immunotherapy strategies against pediatric cancer.
Dec 21 2015 - 9:48am
Flu season has arrived, making the work of one University of Arizona researcher important to everyone. Jun Wang is developing new, effective treatments for the influenza A virus.
Dec 15 2015 - 5:26pm
UA alumna Felicitie Daftuar’s gift will allow internationally noted endocrinologist Dr. Karen Herbst to establish a new UA College of Medicine – Tucson program to improve imaging and phenotyping of fat tissues and develop educational tools to help physicians better recognize, diagnose and treat patients.
Dec 7 2015 - 9:31am
UA research team studying the anti-inflammatory impact of turmeric is moving the project out of the laboratory and into patient testing.
Nov 24 2015 - 12:12pm
A team of researchers from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and El Colegio de Sonora will conduct research to focus on the prevention of cardiovascular disease and its complications among adults with diabetes in Northern Mexico.
Nov 17 2015 - 4:55pm
Eliminating free radicals via anti-oxidative therapies in your diet doesn’t automatically equate to better health as it shifts the dietary balance to so-called “reductive” stress that can lead to inflammation with negative cardiovascular outcomes, particularly for men, UA researchers say.

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