Health & Medicine

Personalized medicine is now a reality

A new center at Primary Children’s Hospital will bring next-generation care to children today, using advanced technologies to understand a child’s unique genetic makeup and offer tailored treatments.


Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research & Training Institute director appointed

The institute has done medical research in cardiovascular disease for more than five decades.


School of Dentistry clinic now open at Liberty Community Learning Center

The School of Dentistry’s mission is to provide care to the community, especially to underserved populations and this partnership is part of an effort to expand access to care to more communities in need throughout Utah.


Chronic conditions could lead to pregnancy complications

One in three women of reproductive age have at least one chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, according to University of Utah Health scientists.


Sugar House Health Center now open

The new University of Utah Health Center is now open to serve the community.


NIH award granted to study alternate treatments to opioids

Two U School of Medicine projects—one based in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and another in the Emergency Department—have been awarded grants through the National Institutes of Health Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative.


U economists tally societal cost of preterm birth

In the United States, 1 in 10 babies is born preterm, or at a gestational age of less than 37 weeks. The causes of preterm birth are complicated but the effects are clear: Preterm birth has lasting consequences for the child and their family.


Apply for the STEM Ambassador Program’s science communication and engagement workshops

Take part in a series of workshops for scientists to design and deliver science communication and public engagement activities in nontraditional venues to reach those who cannot or do not engage with science via conventional outlets.


$150 million commitment from Huntsman family will establish mental health institute

Historic gift will establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute with an initial focus on advancing knowledge and relieving suffering through research-informed treatment of mental illness.


Doctors’ reluctance to discuss gun safety

A new study shows that in the months immediately following mass shootings, doctors are less likely to ask routine questions about gun safety in the home.