Latest Clinical Trials Shows
Geneticist Dr. Lisa Cannon-Albright explains how knowing your genealogy can give you a head start in understanding your risk for developing disease. She also describes her work building a genealogy database incorporating Veterans Administration records, and how it may help identify soldiers more lik ... Read More
In the United States, obesity and diabetes have risen to epidemic proportions. Dr. Jared Rutter, professor of biochemistry at the University of Utah, explains why our body’s metabolism wasn’t designed to cope with today’s diet, and how that leads to disease. He also talks about his research to ... Read More
If you have a family history of cancer, you may have considered genetic testing to see if you actually have the mutation that causes the disease. It’s a very useful tool, but there are many other considerations such as who should be tested, interpreting the results and what happens next.
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Patients with the most aggressive forms of breast cancer die because the disease spreads to other organs, or becomes metastatic. Researcher Alana Welm, a professor at the Huntsman Cancer Institute has discovered a new way by which breast cancer metastasis works, and how to stop it. She discusses her ... Read More
Utah’s unique resources of genealogy and cancer data, combined with records from two major health care organizations, made it possible for researchers to determine that the current screening guidelines allow a large number of colon cancer cases to go undetected. Dr. N. Jewel Samadder, of the Hunts ... Read More