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Aug 09, 2019


Vasectomy Reversal: Answers for Your Questions

Dr. Hotaling on ESPN 700 discussing vasectomy reversal

Aug 04, 2019


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Jul 10, 2019


Team Approach to Cardiac Care Increases Chance of Surviving ...

When multidisciplinary health care teams were engaged in caring for patients suffering from refractory cardiogenic shock, a severe condition that can occur after a heart attack, the chance of survival increased significa...

Jul 09, 2019


Men Who Avoid Teen Parenthood Through Partners’ Use of Abo...

A first of its kind study by a team of University of Utah researchers shows the girls’ teenage male partners have higher educational attainment if they avoid becoming a parent through the use of abortion.

Jul 09, 2019

Education, Clinical, Research,

Moran Eye Center Physician Scientist Steffen Schmitz-Valcken...

A world-renowned expert in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine (SCTM) will hold a prestigious Jon M. Huntsman Presidential C...

Jul 08, 2019


What are Utah leaders doing to prevent youth suicides?

Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, joined UofU Health suicide prevention experts at a news conference on Monday, July 8, 2019, to discuss the need for funding suicide crisis prevention and the local efforts made so far to raise ...

Jul 08, 2019


University of Utah Names Six Additional Recipients of the Jo...

The University of Utah and the Huntsman Foundation have announced six additional presidential faculty chairs. The Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs provide sweeping support to academic researchers, educators, and clini...

Jul 04, 2019


Tiny Change Has Big Effects, Reverses Prediabetes in Mice

University of Utah Health investigators identified a “druggable” target that could be used to develop new therapies for diabetes and metabolic disorders.