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Aug 17, 2019

Research

TEDMED: How Viruses Shaped the Ability to Remember

U of U Health neurobiologist Jason Shepherd spoke about his unexpected discovery at TedMed 2018. The video was released on Aug. 8.

Aug 16, 2019

Inaugural class of Top 25 Innovators includes Kensaku Kawamo...

University of Utah Health is proud to announce that Kensaku Kawamoto, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S., was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of this year’s Top 25 Innovators.

Aug 16, 2019

Research

Changes Associated with Autism Risk May Be Detected as Early...

Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a link between autism and steroid hormone changes detected in the mother’s blood.

Aug 14, 2019

Research

Up to Half of Patients Withhold Life-Threatening Issues from...

Up to half of patients who feel they face life-threatening situations do not disclose this critical information to health care providers.

Aug 13, 2019

Research

Foraging for Information: Machine Learning Decodes Genetic I...

Scientists are beginning to understand genetic control of complex behaviors.

Aug 09, 2019

Clinical

Vasectomy Reversal: Answers for Your Questions

Dr. Hotaling on ESPN 700 discussing vasectomy reversal

Aug 09, 2019

Clinical

ED (Erectile Dysfunction) – When to Seek Treatment

Dr. Hotaling on ESPN 700 discussing erectile dysfunction and when to seek treatment

Aug 09, 2019

Clinical

The Vasectomy Procedure: What Should You Expect?

Dr. Pastuszak, MD, PhD, on ESPN 700 discussing the vasectomy process

Aug 04, 2019

Clinical

Innovative Watercraft, Ski Systems Give Those With Spinal Co...

EAST CANYON RESERVOIR — Like any sailor, Derek Sundquist soaked in the sights, smells and sensations of sailing on a breezy, sunny summer morning. But unlike most sailors, the 52-year-old’s exuberance had as much ...

Jul 31, 2019

Clinical, Education

John A. Moran Eye Center Ophthalmology Residency Program Aga...

Physician website Doximity has ranked the ophthalmology residency program at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah among the nation’s top 10 for a second year running.

Jul 31, 2019

Clinical, Education

Doctors Rank John A. Moran Eye Center at University of Utah ...

Physicians around the country voted the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah one of the nation’s top eye hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 Best Hospitals for Ophthalmology rankings.

Jul 30, 2019

Research

U.S. News and World Report Names University of Utah Hospital...

U.S. News and World Report names University of Utah hospital top in Utah for the sixth straight year; list also includes high national ranking for orthopedics, high performing recognition for cancer, ophthalmology, and u...

Jul 29, 2019

Research

Oxytocin: An Interplay Between Pleasure and Pain

Oxytocin, widely-known for its role in pleasure, may have originally evolved to protect against pain.

Jul 29, 2019

Clinical

University of Utah Doctors Discover Potentially Lifesaving T...

Phillips and his wife, Myrna, moved to Salt Lake City from Albuquerque, New Mexico, about four years ago so he could receive treatment from a team of University of Utah doctors for chronic heart failure.

Jul 26, 2019

Clinical, Education

Wendy L. Hobson-Rohrer, M.D., M.S.P.H. named associate vice ...

Effective July 1, 2019, Wendy Hobson-Rohrer, MD, MSPH, has been appointed as the associate vice president, Health Sciences Education at University of Utah Health.

Jul 25, 2019

Research

These Gut Bacteria Prevent Obesity in Mice. What Could That ...

Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a specific class of bacteria from the gut that prevents mice from becoming obese, suggesting these same microbes may similarly control weight in people.

Jul 24, 2019

Research

Prosthetic Arm Can Move and Feel

University of Utah scientists help develop motorized prosthetic arm that can sense touch, move with your thoughts.

Jul 22, 2019

Education

Representation in STEM Matters

The Genomics Summer Research for Minorities (GSRM) internship provides a ten-week summer research program for undergraduate students interested in genomics research, personalized medicine and biosciences.

Jul 18, 2019

Clinical

Adaptive Sports Just Got Easier With Infusion Of Bio Technol...

Cool Science Radio speaks with Jeffrey Rosenbluth, a spinal cord specialist at the University of Utah's Rehabilitation Center. Rosenbluth is the founder of Tetradapt, which creates biotech innovations so those with compl...

Jul 16, 2019

Research

Gut Microbes Protect Against Neurologic Damage from Viral In...

Disruptions in the gut microbiome caused by antibiotics, diet or environmental factors may make the central nervous system more vulnerable to damage from viruses.

Jul 16, 2019

EducationResearch

Could Altitude Partially Explain Suicide, Mental Health Issu...

The Mountain West has disproportionately high rates of depressive disorders and suicide. Researchers are trying to find out why. Turns out, the mountains themselves might have something to do with it.