Losing Sleep Over Your Divorce? Your Blood Pressure Could Suffer
It's normal for people to experience trouble sleeping after a divorce. But if sleep problems last too long, they can lead to potentially harmful increases in blood pressure, a new UA study finds. The research suggests that poor sleep quality might be one of the reasons divorce is linked to negative health effects.
Joyce A. Schroeder, an associate professor in the department of molecular and cellular biology, has been awarded a U.S. patent for a first-in-class breast cancer treatment, which is designed to block the interaction of two proteins in cells that cause the cancer to grow and spread.
UA researchers plan to study whether turmeric, a relative of the ginger plant that has been grown and processed for centuries as a dye and a flavoring for foods such as curry, may aid stroke recovery in adults with diabetes.
FRONTERA, a UA College of Medicine summer internship program, promotes public health disparities research along the U.S.-Mexico border. This summer, six students were paired up with UA faculty mentors.