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Genetic Tools Uncover Cause of Childhood Seizure Disorder Missed by Other Methods

Researchers at University of Utah Health have developed high-tech tools to uncover the genetic cause of the most difficult to diagnose cases.
9-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Decreases Need for Cesarean Section

Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for mother and baby as waiting for spontaneous labor. Choosing to induce could also reduce the risk that mothers will...
6-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Proof-of-Concept Technique Makes Nanoparticles Attractive for New Medications

Researchers at University of Utah Health developed a proof-of-concept technology using nanoparticles that could offer a new approach for oral medications.
6-Aug-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Lessons from Flies: Genetic Diversity Impacts Disease Severity

By analyzing thousands of flies, scientists at University of Utah Health found that variation in a background gene, called Baldspot, can make a difference in severity of the disease.
6-Aug-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Translational Hypertension Symposium to Explore Guideline Implementation Strategies and the Future of Blood Pressure Research

The Second Annual University of Utah Translational Hypertension Symposium assembles national experts in hypertension treatment and research. This year's meeting will focus on implementation strategies for the 2017 American College of...
31-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Safety Protocol Breaches: Ways to Prevent Infection Transmission In Health Care Setting

During 325 observations, researchers at the University of Utah and University of Michigan identified 283 protocol violations, which could increase the risk of self-contamination of health care personnel and transmission of antibiotic-resistant...
8-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


The Opioid Epidemic Has Boosted the Number of Organs Available for Transplant

The researchers examined 17 years of transplantation records and found no significant change in the recipients’ chance of survival when the organ donation came from victims of drug intoxication. The study publishes online on May 17 in the New...
11-May-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Music Activates Regions of the Brain Spared by Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the University of Utah Health are looking to the salience network of the brain to develop music-based treatments to help alleviate anxiety in patients with dementia. Their research will appear in the April online issue of The Journal...
25-Apr-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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