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    Healthy Summer Smoothies

    These smoothies will keep you cool, and give you a healthy boost.

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    Mountain Biking Safety

    More and more people are picking up the exhilarating sport of mountain biking, taking their bikes off-road and onto unpaved territory.

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    Home, Dangerous Home?

    Most of us think of home as a place to relax and put our feet up—a safe and comfortable cocoon where the thought of a potential eye injury may never even cross our minds.

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  • University of Utah Receives Top Ranking in Hospital Compare Survey

    The online service Hospital Compare has given University of Utah Health Care four stars when it comes for caring for patients on Medicare and Medicaid.

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  • NantHealth and University of Utah Establish Heritage 1K Project to Discover Genetic Causes of 25 Rare and Common Diseases

    NantHealth, Inc., a leading next-generation, evidence-based, personalized healthcare company, today announced that it has partnered with the University of Utah in analyzing the entire genomic profiles of at least 1,000 individuals who have a history of rare and life-threatening diseases and conditions in their respective families. The landmark project will focus on researching the genetic causes of 25 conditions, including, breast, colon, ovarian, and prostate cancers, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), chronic lymphocytic leukemia, autism, preterm birth, epilepsy, and other hereditary conditions. Genomic sequencing will be conducted with unique, comprehensive molecular tests offered by NantHealth.

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  • Size Matters: Advance Could Increase Sensitivity of Liquid Biopsies

    A University of Utah School of Medicine-led study reports an advance that could increase the accuracy of liquid biopsies. The blood test monitors cancer progression by detecting pieces of circulating tumor DNA, but results can be obscured by abundant DNA from healthy cells. The research published in PLOS Genetics shows that the two types of DNA fragments are typically differently sized in cancer patients, a property that can be exploited to enhance the test’s sensitivity.

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