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Epipen Sticker Shock? No Problem. We’Ll Make Our Own.

Concerned about both safety and the skyrocketing costs of EpiPen, University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) nurses were already searching for solutions before the media storm hit. At a summer meeting, the group voted to ditch the EpiPen and instead...
27-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is More, Better? Finding the Balance Between Nutritional Supplements and Eye Health

In the past decade, ophthalmologists have been prescribing nutritional supplements to be taken daily to prevent or slow vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Now, using nutritional supplements for eye health has become more...
24-Oct-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Promise of Better Targeted Treatments Now Possible in Children’s Brain Cancer

More than 4,000 children and teens are diagnosed with brain cancer each year and the disease kills more children than any other cancer. Writing this week in the journal Cell Reports, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University...
27-Oct-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

“That Pizza Was #Delish!” What Do Tweets Say About Our Health?


"Coffee" was the most tweeted food in the continental U.S. between mid-2014 to mid-2015 followed by "beer" then "pizza". Besides hinting at which foods are popular, scientists at the University of Utah are finding that tweets reveal something about...
11-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rich or Poor? Where You Begin Life Affects Cancer Risk in Adulthood

Parental occupation and neighborhood income influence risks for getting melanoma, breast, cervical and prostate cancers, Huntsman Cancer Institute researchers report.
13-Oct-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Study Reports Details of Mysterious Utah Zika-Related Death

Researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine and ARUP Laboratories in Salt Lake City unravel the mystery behind a rare Zika-related death in an adult, and unconventional transmission to a second patient in a correspondence published...
28-Sep-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HCI Scientist Receives $1M Award to Fund Cancer Research


Jody Rosenblatt, Ph.D., a cell biologist at Huntsman Cancer Institute and an associate professor of oncological sciences at the University of Utah has been selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholar, HHMI announced today....
21-Sep-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Huntsman Cancer Institute Center for HOPE Focuses on Underserved Populations

The Huntsman Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity (HOPE) will focus on discovering new ways to prevent and treat cancer among underserved populations.
14-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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