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Mar 09, 2017 - (KUTV) — It's Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and we had Dr. Michael Walker, a gastroenterologist at the University of Utah Health Center in studio to help debunk myths about colonoscopies.
Feb 19, 2017 - When Lehi resident Steve Bailey got his handicap parking tag several years ago, its permanent status and January 2017 expiration date made his family chuckle. It was a date they weren’t quite sure Steve, who has the genetic disease alpha- 1 antitrypsin deficiency and was in need of a double lung transplant, would make it to.
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Jan 24, 2017 - Patients with higher visit-to-visit variability in blood pressure have an elevated incident stroke risk, regardless of how aggressively they are treated with antihypertensives, an analysis of the SPRINT trial shows.
Jan 05, 2017 - A new study suggests that feeding your baby peanut-type food, like peanut butter mixed with water, at only 4-6 months old is likely to prevent them from developing a peanut allergy later in life.
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Each year University of Utah Health Sciences features young investigators whose innovative research is making an impact. On Dec 8, three KL2 and VPCAT scholars were highlighted at this years’ event. Each gave engaging, lively presentations explaining their research and how their lives led them to where they are today.
Whether taken for a certificate of completion, or as part of a focused elective track for any of our current MBA offerings, these courses offer knowledge and skills in biodesign from beginning to end.
Mollie Cummins, Ph.D., R.N., a member of the CCTS Biomedical Informatics Service team, has earned the 2016 Presidential Scholars Award.
Jeremiah Alt, M.D., Ph.D., a CCTS KL2 scholar and physician-scientist of Native American heritage talks about his perspectives on health care and research.
A factor found in umbilical cord blood could become the basis for developing a new therapy to fight harmful inflammation, University of Utah School of Medicine researchers report. When given to mice, the newly discovered factor countered signs of inflammation and sepsis, such as fever, fluctuations in respiratory rate, and death. T
The new School for Cultural and Social Transformation invites you to the Distinguished Lecture: "Race and Queer Space: Paradoxes of Safety".
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