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People with post-traumatic stress disorder experience better sleep, a reduction in the severity of PTSD symptoms and more effective treatments after exposure to blue light therapy, UArizona Health Sciences researchers found.
Ensuring all people have access to minimum resources and services, while also safeguarding the stability of the Earth's environment, will require significant societal transformations, a new study finds.
The $3.5 million grant from the Department of Energy is part of a larger project that will bring together researchers from Arizona's three universities to study climate in the state's Sun Corridor.
Tropical cyclones often cause damage from strong winds, storm surges, intense rain and flooding, but extreme heat is an additional hazard, researchers have found. Extreme heat often follows tropical cyclones and can further complicate disaster recovery.
University of Arizona engineers lead a research team that is developing a new kind of pacemaker, which envelops the heart and uses precise targeting capabilities to bypass pain receptors and reduce patient discomfort.
Triple-negative breast cancer accounts for about 10 to 15% of all breast cancers. Researchers have developed a drug they hope can treat it with little to no toxic side effects.
UArizona researchers are furthering their efforts to examine how water, aridity and heat impact communities in the American Southwest, and how those challenges affect human health.
With the Department of Health and Human Services grant, UArizona experts will work with a Virginia school district to develop programs to improve students' mental health.
Sociologist Jennifer Carlson has spent over a decade examining the politics of guns in American life. She is one of 25 selected this year for a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, often referred to as a "genius grant."
Maps of Earth's temperature and rainfall 56 million years ago could provide insight into the planet's future as carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere increase.