“Yarraman flu is a virus quickly infecting the US…” The mock announcement was enough to make readers worry. But when the name of the hypothetical illness was changed to “horse flu”, readers reported being less motivated to get a vaccine...
18-Jun-2017 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but bacteria evolved resistance. According to the CDC, more than 2 million people in the U.S. develop MDR infections every year. Researchers at Univ. of Utah developed a rapid screen to pair...
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Almost 6,000 new cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, are expected to be diagnosed this year in the United States. Scientists have found up to 30 percent of adult ALL patients have what’s called a Philadelphia chromosome, where two...
9-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
This automated machine could reduce a surgical procedure from two hours to two and a half minutes by replacing hand drills for one type of complex cranial surgery.
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Our world seems to grow smaller by the day as biodiversity rapidly dwindles, but Mother Earth still has a surprise or two up her sleeve. An international team of researchers were the first to investigate a never before studied species a giant,...
12-Apr-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists report a significant step toward combatting two degenerative brain diseases that chip away at an individual’s ability to move, and think. A targeted therapy developed by scientists at University of Utah Health slows the progression of a...
10-Apr-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The University of Utah is one of just five institutions in the world to be awarded a $2.5 million grant to purchase a state of the art cryo-electron microscope (cryo-EM), the Beckman Foundation announced today. The microscope, which will be able to...
4-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Two screening tests often used to try to predict which pregnant women are likely to deliver prematurely aren’t effective in low-risk women, according to a national collaborative study of more than 10,000 women, led by clinician-researchers at...
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23-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT
Experts @UofUHealth Available to Discuss Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria and Effective Forms of Prevention
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@TheNASEM to Issue Recommendations on 3-Parent Mitochondrial Gene Therapy: Ethicist Jeffrey Botkin @UofUHealthCare Available
27-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST
SPRINT clinical trial could change treatment for hypertension, impacting millions – experts available on impacts, #geriatrics, kidney disease #AHA15 #blood pressure
6-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST
High Stress Jobs May Increase Risk for Stroke – @UofUHealthCare #Stroke Expert Available via @julieckiefer
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