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Mystery of 1918 Pandemic Flu Virus Solved by UA Researchers

UANews | April 28, 2014
UA researchers have solved the mystery of the 1918 pandemic flu virus' origin and why it was so deadly. The discovery could influence future vaccine design and pandemic prevention.

Sensors May Keep Hospitalized Patients From Falling

UANews | April 23, 2014
UA researchers have found a way to detect a hospitalized patient’s risk for falling before it even happens, which may help prevent thousands of injuries in the future. More than 500,000 patients fall each year in U.S. hospitals, resulting in 150,000 injuries.

Scientists at the UA Make Critical End-Stage Liver Disease Discovery

UANews | April 18, 2014
The discovery of an unknown cellular pathway has helped scientists and physicians better understand end-stage liver disease and offers a potential target for new therapeutics that could slow or even reverse the disease’s progression.

UA Medical Students Show Off Creativity in Video Submitted for 'Memmy' Award

UANews | April 16, 2014
A video produced by UA medical students highlights the lives of four students. The video, submitted this week to the annual Memmy Awards, gives health sciences students a chance to express themselves creatively.

UAMC Among 100 Great Hospitals in America

UANews | April 9, 2014
The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus has been named one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review. The medical center is rated highly for its strengths in medical education, research and patient care.

UA to Host Conference to Promote Health for Local, Global Communities

UANews | March 26, 2014
A group of physicians and their collaborators from medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health at the UA have coordinated a global health conference, which is now incorporating health concerns in border and rural communities. The Arizona Global Health Conference was organized to share multi-disciplinary approaches to health practices and encourage new interdisciplinary collaborations.

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