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  • Aug 31, 2015

    New Hope for Women With PCOS

    It is a condition that affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age in the United States. However, little is known about the causes and proper diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). However, that could be changing as researchers begin to understand possible genetic links to PCOS.

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  • Aug 27, 2015

    Too Much Water? It's Possible, and a Problem

    It’s something you hear at every sports practice, from peewee soccer to the high school football field: drink lots of water. While it’s good advice, it may be a bit misguided.

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  • Aug 25, 2015

    We Are a Nation in Pain: 4 Ideas for Good “Pain Health”

    One in 10 adult Americans suffer from constant chronic pain. What can you do about it? Read these four ideas on managing your "pain health."

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  • Better Maternal Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Abnormalities in Babies at Birth

    A relatively healthy diet before pregnancy is linked to a lower rate of certain heart abnormalities in babies at birth, finds researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

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  • Vets Who Leave Military Because of Misconduct More Likely to Be Homeless

    VA study with U and Utah State University researchers looked at vets returning from Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts

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  • Why Do So Many Children Born With Heart Defects Have Trouble in School?

    As advances in medicine are giving rise to growing numbers of children who survive severe heart defects, it’s emerging that over half have behavioral problems and difficulty keeping up academically. The University of Utah School of Medicine was awarded $6.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to identify causes of these disabilities, focusing on a search for genetic lesions that affect both the heart and brain. The goal is to be able to predict patient outcomes from genetic data, so that health care providers can intervene early.

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