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Adults ages 60 and older who sit for long periods watching TV or engaging in other passive, sedentary behaviors may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.
The Arizona Area Health Education Center Program is partnering with the Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care to develop the new center.
The UArizona Cancer Center is one of 53 Comprehensive Cancer Centers and the only one in Arizona. The designation is the highest awarded by the National Cancer Institute.
Kiddie pools, air conditioned playgrounds and paw-protecting booties are some of dogs' best friends in the summertime, says Sarah Carotenuto, an assistant professor of practice in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
A longtime partnership between the Tucson Fire Department and researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences provided evidence that occupational exposure as a firefighter causes cancer.
Researchers have developed a new class of drugs that is able to cross the blood-brain barrier. The technology has been licensed to the startup Teleport Pharmaceuticals.
Analyses based on locations and viral sequencing of early cases indicate the COVID-19 pandemic started in Wuhan's Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, with two separate jumps from animals to humans.
By integrating a broad range of health expertise, the research initiative aims, in part, to better respond to public health challenges such as pandemics and water insecurity.
Funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow research that started by analyzing COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness in frontline workers to continue as new variants emerge.
The Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies will support research to catalyze the next generation of precision health care treatments, building on the idea that the most effective defense against health issues is the body's natural immune system.