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FAQs: Vaping Illness

Answers to frequently asked questions about an urgent public health concern: vaping illness.
20-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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John A. Moran Eye Center Researcher, Patients, Play Key Role in Genetic Discovery Linked to Rare Eye Disease

Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD, spent more than a decade working with families at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah on the hunt for the first gene known to cause a rare retinal disease known as MacTel.
11-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Marker for Mysterious Vaping Illness Identified

A new development has revealed a previously unknown characteristic of the vaping-related respiratory illness that has been emerging in clusters across the U.S. in recent months. The finding may allow doctors to definitively diagnose the nascent...
6-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Huntsman Cancer Institute Introduces Cancer Screening and Education Bus to the Community

Today Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah unveiled the Cancer Screening and Education bus. This new, state-of-the-art mobile outreach clinic brings HCI’s clinical and educational expertise and the latest screening technology...
19-Aug-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Discovery of How Cells Override Genetic Changes Could Lead to New Approaches in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

A discovery by scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) could lead researchers to a more effective way to treat pancreatic cancer. Their findings were published today in Developmental Cell.
15-Aug-2019 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Up to Half of Patients Withhold Life-Threatening Issues From Doctors

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you. A new study reveals up to 47.5...
12-Aug-2019 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Foraging for Information: Machine Learning Decodes Genetic Influence Over Behavior

Mice scurry around while foraging for food, but genetics may be the unseen hand controlling these meandering movements. Researchers at University of Utah Health are using machine learning to draw links between genetic controls that shape incremental...
8-Aug-2019 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Third Annual Translational Hypertension Symposium and Early-Stage Investigator Workshop

The 2019 translational hypertension symposium features nationally renowned experts addressing topics related to diagnosing hypertension, more effective and durable blood pressure control and cardiovascular disease risk reduction for all communities.
30-Jul-2019 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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