Jul 24, 2014

National Institute on Aging-funded research testing if dietary interventions that extend lifespan increase or decrease immune defense against infection, and help to understand how to achieve optimal healthy longevity.

Jul 22, 2014

As government agencies report a higher percentage of health-related deaths in rural communities as compared with more urban areas – partially due to less access to qualified physicians and specialists – the University of Arizona is working to increase the number of physicians serving in such communities.

Jul 21, 2014

Their videos, ‘Wildcat Diagnosis,’ ‘A Very Brady Medical School’ and ‘Science Fiction Into Fact,’ won four awards, including two Silver Awards of Distinction from The Communicators Awards of the International Academy of Visual Arts and two Telly Awards.

Jul 16, 2014

Firefighters from Golder Ranch Fire Department are giving Diamond Children’s a “Christmas in July” on Wednesday, July 16, 2-3 p.m.

Jul 15, 2014

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

Jul 14, 2014

Each year, more than 2 million people in this nation are infected with the hepatitis C virus. The group with the greatest number of infected individuals is the baby boomer generation, and now, thanks to a free hepatitis C screening clinic at the University of Arizona Health Network, those who unknowingly carry the silent killer virus, can be screened free of charge.
Dr. Frank Walter honored with Arizona’s highest award for public health service; Dr. Ana Maria López honored by Chicanos Por La Causa for being a “cornerstone of our community.”
In addition to awarding the college accreditation for a full eight-year cycle, the accreditation authority for MD programs in the U.S. and Canada determined that the college has a number of institutional strengths, including mentorship, counseling, community service and service learning opportunities that are distinctive and worthy of emulation.
More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.

Jul 10, 2014

UA researchers discover one of the mechanisms by which curcumin can prevent cancer cell metastasis in colon cancer.