News

Are patients having heart problems post-COVID-19?

09/24/2020

Myocarditis, inflammation of the heart muscle, and vascular inflammation, inflammation of all the blood vessels in the body, are conditions seen in post-COVID-19 patients, Dr. Nancy Sweitzer tells the Arizona Daily Wildcat. Blood clots unlike any she has seen before line entire blood vessels or clot in the arteries in the heart; several patients are coming in who’ve had COVID-19 three, four, even six weeks ago.


Sarver Heart Community Leader Extends Reach During Pandemic

09/23/2020

Wanda F Moore, co-chair of the Women’s Heart Health Education Committee and chair of the Minority Outreach Program, secured a grant from the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona to support the community education and outreach work of the Minority Outreach Program and Community Coalition for Heart Health Education.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2

09/22/2020

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health

09/21/2020

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.


UArizona, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students

09/15/2020

UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.


Internationally Recognized Radiologist Named UArizona Chair of Medical Imaging

09/14/2020

Joining the University of Arizona Health Sciences in October, Dr. Geoffrey Rubin holds six U.S. patents for medical image analysis and is past chairman of radiology at Duke University School of Medicine.


University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation

09/09/2020

Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.


UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing

09/04/2020

The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older

09/02/2020

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


Arizona Poison Centers Warn about Avoiding Inappropriate Medications for COVID-19 Treatment: Oleandrin

08/25/2020

Inappropriate medications – such as oleandrin, a derivative of oleander known to be toxic – used to prevent or treat COVID-19 could cause significant harm and no benefit, University of Arizona Health Sciences-based center and Banner Health center warn.


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