The University of Arizona

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.

UA App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking

UANews | April 7, 2015
See Me Smoke-Free, the first multibehavioral mobile health app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, is now available for free on the Google Play Store.

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.

Nobel Laureates Say UA Scientists Paved Way

UANews | March 27, 2015
Longtime connections to the 2014 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine bring four of the world's leading brain researchers to campus in celebration of several milestones.