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Research explores life after weight-loss surgery

ASU social scientists are asking bariatric surgery patients to share their experiences with obesity and weight loss.

Relieving pain without pills

In a world where there’s a pill for everything, researchers in ASU’s Psychology Department are taking a different approach to chronic pain.

Four ways to cope with pain

Could the old adage “mind over matter” be an effective part of your pain treatment? These research-based approaches developed by psychologists have been shown to ease chronic pain – and none of them involve taking a pill.

A positive spin

Lab-on-a-disc offers potential for early, fast and inexpensive disease diagnosis. Find out how ASU researchers are working to make these devices available for clinical use.

Know & Tell: The sleep connection

Matthew Buman offers another reason why you shouldn't skimp on your shut-eye.

New approaches target aggressive breast cancers

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, scientists at ASU continue working year-round to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

Putting health in your hands—and on your feet

Do you sit at a computer all day? Getting up and moving around can greatly improve your health. Luckily, there’s an app for that.

Understanding PTSD

What causes post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and how a disorder that affects millions of Americans be treated?

APACT fuses disciplines to solve challenges for the disabled

Arizona State University's APACT program brings together doctoral students from a variety of fields to find solutions to the challenges disabled people face every day.

Alzheimer’s from A to Z (Part 2)

Researchers at ASU and in Arizona are working to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life for patients and caregivers living with Alzheimer’s disease.