A new study suggests that some neurological disorders share a common underlying thread. Staufen1, a protein that accumulates in the brains of patients with certain neurological conditions, is linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou...
15-Apr-2021 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
COVID-19 and hemorrhagic stroke are a deadly combination, increasing the risk of death up to 2.4 times among patients who have this pairing compared to those who only had hemorrhagic strokes, according to a nationwide study led by University of Utah...
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Up to one in five employees at an academic medical institution are considering leaving their professions due to the strains of coping with the pandemic in their own lives, according to a new University of Utah Health study.
31-Mar-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Cone snails use a previously undetected set of small molecules that mimic the effects of worm pheromones to drive marine worms into a sexual frenzy, making it easier to lure them out of their hiding places so the snails can gobble them up.
30-Mar-2021 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Huntsman Cancer Institute Appoints Neeraj Agarwal, MD, as Senior Director of Clinical Research Innovation
Huntsman Cancer Institute announced the appointment of physician-scientist Neeraj Agarwal, MD, as senior director of clinical research innovation. Agarwal will serve on the leadership of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at HCI and oversee critical...
29-Mar-2021 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Utah researchers report significant new insights into the development of blood cancers. Comparing DNA data in people with and without blood disorders, the researchers discovered genetic mutations in about 2% of the presumably healthy participants...
3-Mar-2021 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites
An experimental treatment can essentially reverse type 1 diabetes in certain types of laboratory mice, according to a series of studies led by University of Utah Health scientists. An injection of the therapeutic agent converts cells that normally...
17-Feb-2021 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites
Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah Health welcome Sachin Apte, MD, MS, MBA. Apte will serve as chief clinical officer of HCI and physician-in-chief of the cancer hospital. Selected following an extensive national search, Apte begins...
5-Feb-2021 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites
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Wildfires are becoming more common and severe due to climate change and warmer and drier conditions in the West. As wildfire season rages in the United States, people are also at increased risk for COVID-19 infection due to wildfire smoke.
4-Sep-2020 2:35 PM EDT
A panel of University of Utah Health and Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital experts answered questions about what is known about Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) so far.
25-May-2020 8:55 AM EDT
What is known about the childhood inflammatory condition linked to Covid-19, Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)?
21-May-2020 6:25 PM EDT
While it’s too soon to use COVID-19 antibody testing to issue “immunity passports”, antibody tests that are available today are good enough to inform decisions about public health and relaxing social distancing interventions, says an...
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, think about how you use the word “love” in your life. You love your significant other, your kids, your friends and your siblings in different ways. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones from University of Utah Health talks...
11-Feb-2020 12:35 PM EST
A virus spreading in China has the world on alert.
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