The Viruses You Don't Know About (Yet)
An interdisciplinary team of UA researchers has received a collaborative Flinn Foundation grant to discover what viruses colonize the lung and how they may influence general health and disease. The grant program aims to translate findings more rapidly into actual patient treatments.
Poisoning: The No. 1 Cause of Unintentional Death in the U.S.
This week is National Poison Prevention Week. The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at the UA College of Pharmacy warns individuals to be mindful of potentially toxic substances, especially over-the-counter medications.
Seeing Cancer Differently
Ghassan Mouneimne, an assistant professor of cellular and molecular medicine and a UA Cancer Center researcher, is among the nation's finest young cell biologists. But what makes his work unique is his talent in microscopy and graphic design. To illustrate his research, he creates images of cancer cells that look more like works of art.
Documentary Focuses on UAMC – S. Arizona's Only Level I Trauma Center
The University of Arizona Medical Center is southern Arizona's only Level I trauma center, and it's the busiest in the state, helping nearly 5,000 patients a year. The trauma center's daily activities are the focus of a new documentary, "Level One Trauma," which will air Wednesday night on PBS 6.
The Flu and You
UA health experts explain why flu season isn't over yet and how flu shots protect even those who don't get them. This season's flu vaccine protects against more strains than its predecessors, and alternatives exist for those with allergies and the elderly.