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Cinnamon Research Holds Promise for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

UANews | June 8, 2015
A UA study added cinnamaldehyde, the compound that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, to the diet of mice and it protected them against colorectal cancer.

Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact

UANews | May 1, 2015
UA scientists have helped create a new variety of low-allergenic soybean, and the crop could have a major effect on the production of things like baby formula.

UA Hosts Meeting on Environmental Health

UANews | April 15, 2015
NIEHS meeting addresses a range of topics, including environmental effects on obesity, epigenetics, metabolic disease and cancer, and the social and legal implications of environmental health issues.

How Twitter Can Help Predict Emergency-Room Visits

UANews | April 14, 2015
New research led by the UA suggests that tweets by asthma sufferers, coupled with information on air quality, could help hospitals better predict ER resource and staffing needs.

$1M Gift From Regent, Family to UA Cancer Center

UANews | April 10, 2015
The donation from Ram and Meera Krishna will go toward construction of an outpatient facility at the UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health in Phoenix.

Project Launches for LGBTQ Homeless

UANews | April 7, 2015
A disproportionate number of LGBTQ individuals experience homelessness in the U.S. The UA's Southwest Institute for Research on Women, with a new $1.2 million federal grant, is working to address the problem in the Tucson region.

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