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Jul 28, 2014

Stem cell therapy shows promise in the repair and regeneration of damaged heart tissue from a heart attack, the leading cause of death and disability in Western society. Understanding the mechanisms of how stem cells react in the body could maximize their efficiency and offer better ways to treat people with heart failure.
Dr. Elizabeth Krupinski recognized as one of the top imaging researchers in the nation by the Academy of Radiology Research; Dr. Nick Giovinco first podiatric surgeon invited to present lecture at Georgia Tech.
For more than 20 years, Dr. Shaver has conducted research in sleep science and women’s health. She was among the first to study sleep problems as part of the transition into menopause.

Jul 24, 2014

UA alumna served as director of development for the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health since 2011 and previously had an extensive career with Roche Pharmaceuticals in sales and marketing.
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.

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