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News Topic nursing was found in 15 news releases in the year 2017.

September 2017

  • UTA study says zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells
    Inhibiting cancer cells

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    News Topics: nursing, research

    Zinc supplements can significantly inhibit the proliferation of esophageal cancer cells, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Arlington researcher.

  • Acculturation may be a predictor of birth trauma in adolescent Latina moms
    Researching young mothers

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    News Topics: nursing, research

    Acculturation may play a key role in psychological birth trauma among young Latina mothers, according to a study by a researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

  • UTA researchers discover connection between low oxygen levels and a human gene
    Cancer Link

    Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    News Topics: chemistry, health and fitness, medicine, nursing, research, science

    University of Texas at Arlington researchers have established a link between hypoxia, a condition that reduces the flow of oxygen to tissues, and HOTAIR, a noncoding RNA or molecule that has been implicated in several types of cancer.

July 2017

  • UTA professor receives grant to develop device to fight osteoporosis
    Fighting Osteoporosis

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    News Topics: faculty, health and fitness, innovation, medicine, nursing, research

    A faculty member in UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant to design a revolutionary device that could stimulate bone growth and ultimately be used as a weapon against osteoporosis.

  • Study by UTA professor shows many parents in the dark about concussions
    Parents in the dark

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    News Topics: health and fitness, nursing, research

    Despite the large volume of information about sports related concussions on the Internet, many parents and guardians of young athletes have a limited understanding of concussions, according to a study co-authored by a faculty member of UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

June 2017

  • UTA 2017 interdisciplinary research grants focus on cancer, drug testing, helping youth
    Interdisciplinary Research

    Friday, June 30, 2017

    News Topics: architecture, biology, engineering, nursing, research, robotics, science

    UTA has awarded three seed grants for interdisciplinary research projects that propose new ways to treat skin cancer, provide for more rapid and cost-effective evaluation of chemotherapy drugs, and to develop innovative programs to reduce the mental health risks of homeless youth.

  • UTA study shows that Autism and Developmental Coordination Disorder have similarities but also sharp differences
    DCD-Autism Connection

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    News Topics: nursing, research

    UTA researchers are recommending in a new study that children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder should be checked for developmental coordination disorder since the two maladies are linked.

  • UTA graduate programs ranked among the best for excellence and affordability
    Affordable excellence

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    News Topics: admissions, education, nursing, students

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s commitment to providing the highest quality education at an affordable cost is gaining national recognition as new rankings list two UTA graduate programs among the best for excellence and affordability.

May 2017

  • UTA students named to several sports national teams
    National teams

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, diversity, health and fitness, nursing, sports

    Six University of Texas at Arlington students have been selected for four national sports teams: women’s wheelchair basketball, men’s under-23 wheelchair basketball, rugby and the U.S. Military Invictus Games.

April 2017

  • UTA Nursing Professor receives $308,000 NIH grant
    NIH grant awarded

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    News Topics: faculty, health and fitness, nursing, research, science

    A cardiovascular exercise scientist at the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $308,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study exercise intolerance in older heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction, or HFpEF.

  • Nursing research symposium at UTA to feature leading scientists
    Advancing nursing research

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    News Topics: nursing

    The Delta Theta chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing will host the “Science and Health Innovation: Advancing Clinical Practice Research Symposium” on Saturday, April 22, 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m., at UTA.

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