Arizona Bioscience News: UArizona helping treat concussions; WearTech Center supports ecosystem; Banner Health’s kidney exchange program

January 23, 2020

By Matt Ellsworth

UA researchers study how exposure to blue light can help those with concussions / Arizona Daily Star

Therapy that involves being exposed to blue light in the early morning can help in the healing process of people who have suffered mild traumatic brain injuries, such as concussion, according to University of Arizona researchers.

Wearable technology drives Phoenix to be leader in innovation / AZ Big Media

The WearTech Applied Research Center, a collaboration between Arizona State University and local government, economic and health care organizations which opened in October in midtown Phoenix, supports an entrepreneurial ecosystem to develop innovative wearable technologies.

Banner Health’s paired kidney exchange program changing lives / KJZZ

Banner Health began its paired kidney exchange a few years ago to help the more than 1,800 people in Arizona waiting for a kidney transplant.

UA researcher studies how exercise and stress impact the immune system / Arizona Public Media

A University of Arizona researcher says exercise habits and stress can release the same hormones, with different effects.

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