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Jul 14, 2020


Study: Follow-Up Appointments for Children Hospitalized for ...

A new study has found that follow-up appointments for hospitalized children treated for childhood bronchitis are often not necessary, and that switching from mandatory to “as-needed” follow-up care can save families ...

Jul 13, 2020


Pathologist June Round Earns Prestigious Award From W.M. Kec...

June Round, associate professor in Microbiology and Immunology at University of Utah Health and cancer researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute, received a $1M grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to expand research on in...

Jul 13, 2020


University of Utah Health Names Two Faculty as Benning Schol...

University of Utah Health has named Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, and Hilary Coon, PhD, as the H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chairs.

Jul 07, 2020


Amniotic Fluid Could Reduce Acute Symptoms, Long-term Risks ...

University of Utah Health researchers are investigating whether human amniotic fluid (HAF) can reduce lung inflammation caused by COVID-19 and promote the recovery of patients who have contracted the disease.

Jul 07, 2020


HELP Volunteers Connect Virtually with Hospitalized Older Ad...

The Geriatrics Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at University of Utah Hospital was moved virtually to connect HELP volunteers to interact with hospitalized older adult patients. HELP was one of the first programs to be...

Jul 04, 2020


Post Register: Medical residencies 'sprinkle doctors out int...

This year marks the start of a psychiatric residency program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City that will, in two years, place training psychiatrists in Pocatello to work in southeastern Idaho.

Jul 02, 2020


Utah Hero Project Announces Phase One Findings

The Utah Health and Economic Recovery (HERO) Project has concluded phase one of a large-scale undertaking to test 10,000 Utahns from across four counties.

Jul 01, 2020


AACI Commentary

To promote the work of its member centers, AACI publishes Commentary, an editorial series focusing on major issues of common interest to North American cancer centers.

Jun 30, 2020


With U of U Health, Collaborative Program Reduces Age of Dia...

Research carried out through University of Utah Health’s NICU and the Neonatal Follow-up Program (NFP) found ways to reduce the age of diagnosis for cerebral palsy from 19.5 months to 9.5 months.

Jun 29, 2020

Clinical, Education,

The Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation: Building a Beacon...

The Dee family has been investing in the Utah health care community for nearly a century, including efforts at the Moran Eye Center to fight age-related macular degeneration. The Dee Foundation also recently funded a new...

Jun 29, 2020


Assessing and Responding to Patients’ Social Needs Could I...

U of U Health scientists developed and tested a new tool that assesses the social needs of ER patients and, if necessary, refers them to up to 46 community resources available through United Way 211 (UW211), a nonprofit ...

Jun 29, 2020


Clues to COVID-19 Complications Come from NET-like Inflammat...

An overactive defense response may lead to increased blood clotting, disease severity, and death from COVID-19.

Jun 29, 2020


COVID-19 Causes ‘Hyperactivity’ in Blood-Clotting Cells

Changes in blood platelets triggered by COVID-19 could contribute to the onset of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications in some patients who have the disease, according to University of Utah Health scie...

Jun 26, 2020


University of Utah Health and Community Nursing Services An...

University of Utah Health and Community Nursing Services (CNS) announced details of a new affiliation, which will benefit patients needing end-of-life and home-based services.

Jun 26, 2020


Improve the Odds of Recovery by Knowing the Signs of a Strok...

(ABC 4) - Dr. Jennifer Majersik, neurologist and medical director of the Stroke Center at University of Utah Health joined Ali Monsen on Good Things Utah to talk about stroke awareness and how to recognize the symptoms o...

Jun 23, 2020


Hospital Systems Join Forces to Encourage all to #MaskUpUtah

The Utah Hospital Association, in collaboration with Utah’s four largest healthcare systems, are joining together in a collaborative effort to encourage the use of face masks in public and work settings throughout the ...

Jun 19, 2020


University of Utah Health Updates Entry Requirements at All ...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Utah Health has taken extensive measures to ensure all patients visitors and staff are safe. As part of those efforts, U of U Health has instituted a formal policy for universa...

Jun 19, 2020


The Rate We Acquire Genetic Mutations Could Help Predict Lif...

Differences in the rate that genetic mutations accumulate in healthy young adults could help predict remaining lifespan in both sexes and the remaining years of fertility in women, according to University of Utah Health ...

Jun 18, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Researchers Study LASIK, PRK for Best Patie...

At the forefront of LASIK and PRK research, physicians at the John A. Moran Eye Center continue to push the field forward. Their most recent study compared the effectiveness of two painkillers given to patients following...

Jun 18, 2020


University of Utah School of Dentistry is a Leader Among Den...

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the University of Utah School of Dentistry remains deeply committed to providing comprehensive oral health care to underserved communities across the state of Utah. To continue providi...

Jun 15, 2020


Moriel Zelikowsky Receives Klingenstein-Simons Award in Neur...

In recognition of research and leadership, Moriel Zelikowsky, PhD, assistant professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine, received the 2020 Klingenstein-Simons fellowship award for ...

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