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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.


UArizona Study Seeks to Understand Endometriosis, Infertility and Stroke in Women

08/21/2020

Drs. Leslie Farland and Melanie Bell at the UArizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to lead a federally funded research study to investigate a link among endometriosis, infertility and stroke in women.


UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App

08/20/2020

UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App


Three New Cardiologists Broaden UArizona Health Sciences, Banner – University Medicine Breadth of Services in Tucson

08/19/2020

Drs. Arka Chatterjee, Talal Moukabary and Madhan Sundaram bring significant expertise in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology to the Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.


UArizona College of Nursing Celebrates People and Programs ‘On The Move’

08/17/2020

Notices for the college include new hires for master’s degree program and perinatal mother-infant health; kudos for nursing workforce diversity and telephone-based cancer prevention programs; and research on tai chi and heart disease.


Three Cardiologists Join UArizona Sarver Heart Center Faculty

08/06/2020

Three new faculty cardiologists, Drs. Arka Chatterjee, Talal Moukabary and Madhan Sundaram, bring significant expertise in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology to University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medicine.


Health Disparities in Advanced Heart Failure Treatment – Intersection of Race and Sex

07/31/2020

Sarver Heart team led by Khadijah Breathett looking into gender and racial bias found doctors more judgmental on women’s appearance and social support networks, particularly African American women.


Constitution Has Answers for Balancing Health and Liberties Amid COVID-19, UArizona Experts Say

07/30/2020

Three experts in constitutional law, environmental law and public health write in a new essay that one of America’s founding documents provides a framework for finding common ground to fight COVID-19.


UArizona Reports Record Number of Startups for Fiscal Year 2020

07/29/2020

With 19 new companies added to its roster last fiscal year, the University of Arizona has now launched more than 100 startups since revamping its commercialization operation in late 2012.


How to increase inclusivity in clinical trials: a patient’s perspective

07/27/2020

To encourage minority populations to participate in clinical trials, they must be ethically sound, with education and respect for the privacy rights of all participants, writes Wanda F. Moore, chair of the Sarver Heart Center Minority Outreach Program.


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