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Huntsman Cancer Institute Study Identifies Enhanced Impact of Treatment for Hereditary Cancer Patients

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eople with an inherited syndrome called familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) have a 100% lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer if they do not seek appropriate medical care. Recent findings published by researchers at Huntsman Cancer...
6-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Protein That Plays Key Role in Diabetic Blindness

Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a protein (ARF6) that when inhibited reduces diabetic retinopathy, a condition that results when blood vessels at the back of the eye leak fluid into the eye, impairing vision.
18-Oct-2017 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Childhood Cancer Survivors Commonly Stay at Jobs to Keep Health Insurance

The results of a national cancer survey find a significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions. The findings were published today in JAMA...
18-Oct-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Olympians at the 2016 Rio Games Were Infected with West Nile Virus, not Zika

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U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and staff who traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Games did not become infected with Zika virus but did test positive for other tropical, mosquito-borne viral infections, including West Nile...
5-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research on Sperm Stem Cells has Implications for Male Infertility and Cancer

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New research from scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah and collaborators at University of Utah Health (U of U Health) sheds light on the complex process that occurs in the development of human sperm stem cells.
5-Oct-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Treating CMV, a Virus More Prevalent than Zika, Could Prevent Hearing Loss in Children

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A National Institutes of Health-supported nationwide clinical trial will test a novel approach to combat hearing loss in children infected by a relatively unknown virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV). The University of Utah Health-led study will determine...
14-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In-Utero Treatment Reverses Cleft Palate in Mice

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Researchers at University of Utah Health clarified a molecular pathway responsible for the formation of cleft palate and identified a new treatment to reverse this defect in mouse pups in-utero.
13-Sep-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Utah Health Collaborates with Janssen Research & Development to Investigate the Genetics of Suicide

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Researchers at the University of Utah Health are collaborating with Janssen Research & Development, LLC (“Janssen”) to identify genetic variations associated with an increased risk for suicide.
5-Sep-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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