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The Deseret News wrote:

Ryan Smith wasn't sure if his dad was going to survive cancer, so he quit his job and left school to be able to spend more time at home.

What resulted was a basement startup created by Smith, his brother and his father, whose survival is due to innovative research an...
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Ashton Edwards wrote:

For the first time ever, Salt Lake City knows exactly where it stands when it comes to premature births and the findings aren't what parents and doctors want to see.

Salt Lake City earned a 9.6 percent which is a "C" grade, according to the March of Dimes annual report.

The stat...
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Deseret News wrote:

Four BYU researchers from three disciplines are teaming up to develop a one-hour diagnostic test for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

BYU is one of nine institutions across the country receiving a five-year, $5.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to tackle the problem.

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Deseret News wrote:

With the diabetes-related death of its founder in 2009, company officials, including Miller's sons, decided the group needed to do better for its families.

"We thought, 'if this could happen to Larry, what's going on in our employees' lives,'" said Lynda Jeppesen, senior vice president of human resources for the Miller Group...
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Deseret News wrote:

Dana Suskind is a professor of surgery at the University of Chicago, whose speciality is cochlear implants that allow people who are born deaf to hear. She is also founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, also based at the University of Chicago. TMW researches programs that maximize the critica...
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FOX 13 News wrote:

Do you ever worry about picking up an infection just from going to a hospital or a doctor's office?

It can happen, and the University of Utah is one of six institutions nationwide chosen to help fix the problem.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is granting $11 million t...
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Mark Green wrote:

Could studying elephants lead to a cure for cancer?

That's something researchers at the University of Utah and the Huntsman Cancer Institute are trying to find out.

In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), scientists found a link between a specific gene found in humans an...
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Deseret News wrote:

So many Utahns accessed a new online self-screening tool that helps users find appropriate behavioral health services that the website temporarily crashed Thursday on its first day of operation.

"We had to devote some additional bandwidth and additional server space to handle the huge influx of hits to the website. We ha...
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Tiffany DeMasters wrote:

A neuroscientist at the University of Utah is conducting a study that looks into how small bouts of air pollution can interfere with a person’s cognitive function and the development of degenerative brain diseases like Alzheimer's.

Dr. Dustin Hammers, a neuropsychologist at the U of U, says studies show the lungs an...
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The Deseret News wrote:

For decades, Patel and other researchers have tried to figure out how to regenerate dead heart muscle in patients who have had massive heart attacks.

"The doctors say, ‘We'll give you the beta blocker and the aspirin and the Lipitor and we can just hope to maintain you,’" Patel said. "Bu...
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