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Research Provides New Insights into Cancer-Induced Pain

UANews | November 2, 2010
UA scientists have discovered that sensory nerve fibers surrounding tumors – once thought to be static in nature – undergo a remarkable and pathological remodeling and growth that generates and amplifies cancer pain. The researchers also identified a treatment to help alleviate the pain.

Treated Biosolids Safe for Agricultural Uses

UANews | November 1, 2010
A 19-year UA study shows that the end product of municipally treated wastewater is generally free of pathogenic organisms that might harm humans or the environment. Biosolids are used as fertilizer across a variety of agricultural activities.

Health Sciences Education Building Under Construction

UANews | October 29, 2010
The UA College of Medicine-Phoenix has begun construction on the Health Sciences Education Building at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The building will allow for the expansion of medical education facilities.

UA Project Works to Improve Infant Hearing Testing

UANews | October 26, 2010
Barbara Cone, a professor in the UA's speech, language and hearing sciences department, is leading a team researching ways to improve diagnostic testing of  hearing loss in infants.

Dr. Andrew Weil to Speak at UA College of Medicine-Phoenix

UANews | October 15, 2010
Dr. Andrew Weil, the author of best sellers and a nationally recognized expert in the field of integrative medicine, will give a public talk Thursday, Oct. 21, at the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix.

Fulbright’s Soap Business Seeks to Stabilize Afghanistan

UANews | October 12, 2010
UA graduate student Dr. Abdul Tawab Saljuqi and his colleagues have developed Soapeace, Inc., a company that seeks to reduce infection, mortality and unemployment in Afghanistan through the sustainable production, distribution and sale of affordable soap.