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UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

UA-Developed Device Aims to Speed Infection Diagnosis

System uses a smartphone to observe and measure sample

Surgeon Tackles ‘Medjacking’ - Hacking of Medical Devices

UA's Armstrong helps lead national efforts to protect pacemakers, IV pumps, more.

Technology Improves Medical Access in Doctor Shortage

Telemedicine is helping patients see specialists they might not otherwise have access to.

UA Research Aims to Improve Concussion Diagnosis

Drive for study is to develop tools that can be more sensitive at catching low-grade injury; technology records brain activity along scalp.

New Alert System for Seniors Gone Missing

Friday's signing of SB 1097 creates a "Silver Alert" system modeled after Amber Alerts; OKs use of DPS emergency alert system.

Having a Bike That Fits Its Owner Important, Expert Says

According to Kurt Rosenquist of Fitworks Cycling Support a bike that properly fits the rider allows to minimize injury, among other benefits.

Small Changes Make Institute's Rooms Safer for Patients

Tucson's Carondelet Neurological Institute added CT scanners to its operating room, changing the way some surgeries are done.

Genetic Studies of Heart Help in Cardiovascular Research

Researchers study problems with heart muscle, starting from the molecule; new tools help understand how genetic mutations lead to heart conditions.

AZ Groups Working to Improve Mining Safety

Despite safeguards, technological improvements, people still die or are injured every year in accidents.

UA's RNA Research Helping Scientists with Cancer Diagnosis

New developments in molecular biology make it possible to measure messenger RNA in single cells.

Emerging Field of Bioinformatics Connects Docs, Gene Researchers

Uses areas of computer science, math and engineering to process biological data; developments result from decade of research.

Retinal Implants Get New Tech That Could Improve Clarity

Wolfgang Fink, member of the joint U.S.-German research team developing product said current retinal implants allow people to see, but only basic, blurry shapes.

Vision Testing Makes Its Way to Space

Exposure to radiation, ultraviolet light, low gravity affect astronauts eyes; new technology helps them stay on track with vision health.

UAMC Again Performing Lung Transplants

Researcher seeking ways to grow new lungs, hearts for those in need

'mHealth' Ties Scientists, Doctors, Patients

Mobile technology changes medical practice

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