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May 29, 2019

Clinical

Fixed-dose enoxaparin prophylaxis often inadequate for color...

Most patients undergoing colorectal surgery don't get adequate anticoagulation from the FDA-approved 40 mg daily dose of enoxaparin, possibly setting the stage for breakthrough venous thromboembolism, researchers say. ...

May 24, 2019

Research

Pairing Diagnoses of Atrial Fibrillation and Fibrosis to Ide...

Researchers explore familial relationships using unique Utah resources to develop high-risk profiles with the hope of identifying those at greater risk for atrial fibrillation.

May 22, 2019

Research

Researchers Identify Genetic Switch that Controls Conversion...

Research findings opens opportunities to develop new treatments to tackle metabolic diseases, like diabetes.

May 22, 2019

Maia Hightower as One of the Most Powerful Women in Healthca...

Maia Hightower, M.D., has been voted as one of the most powerful women in Healthcare IT for 2019.

May 22, 2019

Clinical

Montana trooper injured in shooting and hospitalized in Utah...

SALT LAKE CITY — Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer, who was shot two months ago on duty in Montana and transported to University Hospital for treatment, returned home Wednesday.

May 22, 2019

Clinical

Many Faces of Stroke- Atrial Fibrilation

Dr. Ben Steinberg works in the Cardiac Electrophysiology Department at University of Utah Health and discusses his role in diagnosing and treating atrial fibrillation.

May 21, 2019

Clinical

Many Faces of Stroke

University of Utah Health pharmacist shares her role in helping stroke patients manage their medications, especially patients with AFib

May 20, 2019

Research

The Healing Power of a Smile: A Link Between Oral Care and S...

A team of researchers at the University of Utah School of Dentistry explored the effect of comprehensive oral care for a more holistic approach to substance use disorder treatment.

May 18, 2019

ResearchEducation

Faculty Neuropsychologist Uses Art to Give Different Percept...

Dr. Scott Langenecker, a clinical neuropsychologist and professor of psychiatry, discusses ways people can strengthen their resilience during a free presentation titled “Images of Resilience,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesd...

May 16, 2019

Research

Extended Family History with Alzheimer’s Disease Could Inc...

A new study examined the degree to which extended family can indicate risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

May 16, 2019

Research

Restricted Diets to Mediate Food Allergies Can Produce Unhea...

Researchers examine the long-term psychological impact of food restrictions on normal eating patterns in patients.

May 16, 2019

Research

Children Who Use Asthma Tracking App Have Better Disease Con...

An app that allows parents and doctors to monitor a child’s asthma has a big impact on managing the disease.

May 15, 2019

Education

Department Resident Utilizes Telehealth to Reduce Suicides A...

When James Morris, MD, speaks to providers in Rexburg this May, he’ll be talking to people who know first-hand about the challenge of preventing suicide. The Idaho town has had eight suicides over recent months.

May 13, 2019

Clinical, Education

Moran Physician Scientist Working to Save Eyesight of Premat...

John A. Moran Eye Center researcher Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, will receive the 2019 Paul Kayser/Retina Research Foundation Global Award later for her efforts to develop a better treatment for the leading cause of chil...

May 13, 2019

ClinicalEducation

Resilience in Residency: How medical residents can overcome ...

Megan Fix, MD, explained to current University of Utah medical residents how to recognize symptoms of burnout displayed by their peers and themselves, as well as how to access resources available to them.

May 10, 2019

Education, Clinical

Operation Sight Day: Moran’s Medical Residents Hone Surgic...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s highly regarded academic program combines quality training and rigorous surgical experience.

May 09, 2019

Research

Opioids: Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Associated Death in New ...

As the opioid epidemic rages on, one vulnerable group--new moms--have often been overlooked. A new study at the University of Utah Health found that drug-induced death is the most common cause of pregnancy-associated dea...

May 09, 2019

Deadly Cocktail

A new study reveals the Utah opioid epidemic death toll includes an alarming number of new moms.

May 09, 2019

Clinical, Education,

Study Finds Women Who Have Hypertensive Disorders during Pre...

A new study by researchers from the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine suggests women who experienced hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are at greater risk for a bli...

May 08, 2019

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Campus Fashion Eyewear Show and Sale Set fo...

Choose from hundreds of designer styles from the world's top brands during the show and sale at the John A. Moran Eye Center's optical shop at the University of Utah.

May 06, 2019

Research

Javits Award Funds New Research into Role of Infection in Ep...

Karen Wilcox, PhD, Chair of Pharmacology and Toxicology at University of Utah Health, received a $2.6 million Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurologic...