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  • Oct 13, 2015

    The Threat of MRSA in Sports

    NFL players know there is a possibility they can get hurt when they step on to the field. Giants player Daniel Fells learned there are dangers lurking in the locker room as well.

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  • Oct 13, 2015

    The Bra Truth

    Most women wear them. What do you really know about them though?

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  • Oct 09, 2015

    Rabid Sports Fandom Can Make You Healthier

    Do people tell you that you take your sports fandom too far? That it’s “only a game”? There may be more positive benefits to being a devoted sports fan than many people realize. Check out these reasons why your dedication to your team makes you healthier.

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  • Why Elephants Rarely Get Cancer

    A study led by the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah could explain why elephants rarely get cancer. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the results show that elephants have extra modified copies of a gene encoding a well known cancer inhibitor, p53. The elephants may also have a more robust mechanism for killing damaged cells that are at risk for becoming cancerous. The findings suggest extra p53 could explain elephants’ enhanced cancer resistance and lead to new strategies for treating cancer in people. Pediatric oncologist Joshua Schiffman, who led the study, describes the research and what it could mean for treating cancer in people.

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  • Charlton Park named UUHC’s new Chief Analytics Officer

    Charlton Park has been named Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, a newly created position.

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  • University of Utah Joins CDC in Effort to Stop Spread of Ebola, MRSA and Other Infectious Diseases in Health Care Settings

    In its effort to develop and implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases, including Ebola, in health care settings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has chosen the University of Utah and five other institutions nationwide to partner with the agency to spur innovations that help control the transmission of such organisms.

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