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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.

Jeong-Yeol Yoon and Dustin Harshman work on the infection diagnostic device.

UA-Developed Device Aims to Speed Infection Diagnosis

System uses a smartphone to observe and measure sample

Dr. David Armstrong

Surgeon Tackles ‘Medjacking’ - Hacking of Medical Devices

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

Video conferencing makes access to specialty care easier in rural areas.

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.

We learn how to fit someone to a bicycle and why it matters with Kurt Rosenquist of Fitworks Cycling Support.

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.

We sit down with Doctor J.C. Christianom, M.D., a Neurosurgeon for the Carondelet Neurological Institute, to discuss the unique changes CNI has made to its room layout in hopes of improving patient safety.

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.

We discover what genetics can tells us about the heart with Jil Tardiff, M.D., Ph.D. from the University of Arizona Department of Medicine and the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

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.

We are joined by Eric Lutz, Ph.D., CMSP and Mary Poulton, discuss mining safety and the dangers that many of us, who work above ground, may find hard to imagine.

AZ Groups Working to Improve Mining Safety

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

David Galbraith and Tom Doetschman from BIO5 Institute & School of Plant Sciences discuss recently published RNA research that could have implications in cancer research, studies of organ functioning, and disease.

UA's RNA Research Helping Scientists with Cancer Diagnosis

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

Dr. Yves Lussier, associate director for the University of Arizona BIO5 Institute, explains the emerging field of translational Bio-Informatics.

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.

Wolfgang Fink, University of Arizona associate professor for the College of Engineering, discusses how he is working on a new form of retinal technology that he says could help patients see in much greater detail.

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.

Wolfgang Fink, associate professor at University of Arizona and a member of the research team for the Visual and Autonomous Exploration Systems, discusse the new sliver vision testing system.

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.

Dr. Zain Khalpey discusses the ways of making sure organs remain viable and ways of using tissue regeneration to reduce the need for organ transplants.

UAMC Again Performing Lung Transplants

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

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Mobile technology changes medical practice

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