An innovative surgical technique now performed at University Medical Center involves removing skull base brain tumors entirely through the nose and sinuses without incisions to the face or skull. The procedure reduces recovery time from weeks or months to days.
Wol Akujang, one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," has earned a UA undergraduate degree and is now scheduled to return to South Sudan, where he plans to help strengthen health care and education structures.
Dr. Richard H. Carmona will give a talk at the UA College of Medicine–Phoenix on Thursday, Jan. 6. Carmona is a Distinguished Professor with and an alumnus of the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
Adding oregano to meat before grilling could reduce the formation of potentially cancer-causing compounds by up to 78 percent, UA researchers have found. The spice also helps inactivate harmful E. coli in the meat.