New System in Arizona Dramatically Improves Cardiac Arrest Survival
The survival rate for cardiac arrest patients increased by more than 60 percent when they were sent to designated Cardiac Receiving Centers as part of a study conducted by the UA and others.
Can We Really Eradicate Polio?
In a world that is constantly changing, attempts to eradicate diseases like polio may be unrealistic, according to a commentary written by a UA geography expert and two doctoral students.
5 Things to Know About Rattlesnakes and Their Babies
As rattlesnake families welcome their offspring this month, the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, part of the University of Arizona, offers some advice for staying safe around adult – and baby – rattlesnakes.
UA Researchers Study Increasing Lifespan and Immune Function
UA researchers are studying whether dietary interventions to increase lifespan can increase or decrease immune defense against infection. Nearly one quarter of the U.S. population will be over age 65 by 2040, and ensuring the health of that very large group is becoming an urgent priority.
UA-Led School Asthma Program Receives National Recognition
By allowing schools to stock albuterol and administer it to students who have asthma but who have not brought personal inhalers to school with them, the program is expected to reduce asthma-related absences.