Research Matters Archive

Nov 17 2015 - 10:47am
Chronic pain affects more Americans than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined, but medications widely used to treat chronic pain can lead to overuse and addiction, killing nearly 15,000 Americans annually. Drs. Mohab Ibrahim and Amol Patwardhan are applying what they have learned through their research on chronic pain to safer, more effective patient care.
Nov 12 2015 - 12:34pm
UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center pediatric research and clinical programs benefit from annual event.
Nov 8 2015 - 7:30pm
Study published online Nov. 4 in the American Journal of Medicine found that the sight-destroying eye disease is delayed or prevented by l-dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
Nov 6 2015 - 2:09pm
The awards to junior faculty members at the University of Arizona Health Sciences will lead to new clinical trials and the development of new biomedical or behavioral interventions to treat disease, while increasing the number of health-scientists.
Oct 22 2015 - 5:49pm
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UA College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.
Oct 20 2015 - 11:05am
Study co-authored by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson sleep expert Michael Grandner, PhD, explores the effects of intimate partner violence on sleep.
Oct 8 2015 - 9:21am
Donations will support breast cancer research conducted by Honors College student Ariane Guthrie and Dr. Jessica Martinez, UA Cancer Center
Sep 23 2015 - 10:14am
The burden of insufficient and/or poor quality sleep is felt disproportionately by racial/ethnic minorities and the socioeconomically disadvantaged, according to Michael Grandner, PhD, in the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America.
Aug 31 2015 - 10:21am
Study co-author Dr. David Armstrong suggests a three-tiered system to provide earlier coordinated care that could help reduce the disparity in outcomes for patients in outlying communities and for low-income patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Aug 13 2015 - 9:17am
Nicolette Teufel-Shone, PhD, professor of family and child health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will study how indigenous youth stay healthy in spite of adversity and use this knowledge to develop strategies to guide public health intervention.