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  • Aug 03, 2015

    Train Your Voice

    Singing for a living is not easy specifically for your vocal folds. Many singers, like Sam Smith, Adele and Meghan Trainor have had to take time off and delay their tours because of strain and overuse of their vocal folds, which some call the “vocal-cord crisis.”

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  • Jul 31, 2015

    Serious Sunburns

    In most cases sunburn can, and should, be treated at home with over the counter pain medications and rest.

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  • Jul 31, 2015

    How Do Drugs Get Their Names?

    Pharmaceutical drugs have names that are unique to say the least. Where do those names originate?

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  • University of Utah Health Sciences Center Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

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  • Genetic Tug of War in the Brain Influences Behavior

    Researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine report on a version of genetic parental control in mice that is more targeted, and subtle than canonical imprinting. Published in Cell Reports, so-called noncanonical imprinting is particularly prevalent in the brain, and skews the genetic message in subpopulations of cells so that mom, or dad, has a stronger say. The mechanism can influence offspring behavior, and because it is observed more frequently than classic imprinting, appears to be preferred.

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  • New Utah Geriatric Education Center to Improve Geriatric Care Across Utah

    University of Utah Health Sciences Center Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

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