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Resetting the Circadian Clock: Shift Workers Might Want to Skip High-Iron Foods at Night

Workers punching in for the graveyard shift may be better off not eating high-iron foods at night so they don’t disrupt the circadian clock in their livers.
21-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

MicroRNA Molecules Serve as On/Off Switches for Inflammation

University of Utah scientists have identified two microRNA molecules that control chronic inflammation, a discovery that one day may help researchers prevent certain fatal or debilitating conditions before they start.
15-Oct-2014 12:45 PM EDT

University of Utah Surgeons Perform World’s Smallest Liver-Kidney Transplant to Save Toddler’s Life

The case is one of several firsts to occur at University of Utah Health Care's revamped transplant program over the past year.
13-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Researchers Look Inside to Reveal Workings of a Powerful Biochemical Switch


PKA protein helps regulate cellular functions, but also causes disease when it mutates.
9-Oct-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Benzodiazepine Sedatives Linked to Higher Rates of Mortality Compared to Propofol


A University of Utah study shows for the first time that continuous infusion benzodiazepines – a class of sedatives that includes lorazepam and midazolam, once considered the standard of care in the ICU – are linked to an increased likelihood of...
30-Sep-2014 1:00 AM EDT

University of Utah Health Sciences Names Satoshi Minoshima as New Chair of Radiology


University of Utah Health Sciences Names Satoshi Minoshima as New Chair of Radiology
29-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

A Throwback to House Calls: Doctors from University of Utah Health Care Making the Rounds to New Moms at Home


New services launched at University of utah Health Care's South Jordan Health Center are designed to bring top-notch care to new moms who prefer to stay close-to-home with newborns.
26-Sep-2014 5:40 PM EDT

Mouse Model Sheds Light on Mitochondria's Role in Neurodegenerative Diseases

A new study by researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine sheds light on a longstanding question about the role of mitochondria in debilitating and fatal motor neuron diseases and resulted in a new mouse model to study such illnesses. ...
18-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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