University of Utah Health

No benefit found in using broad-spectrum antibiotics as initial pneumonia treatment

Pneumonia patients given drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the first few days after hospitalization fared no better than those receiving standard medical care.


Wearable sensor powered by AI predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

A wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis.


Clear the Air Challenge update

The University of Utah team is currently in the lead.


Zinc and folic acid do not boost male fertility

The two supplements have long been touted as fertility aids.


Could asthma be preventable?

A new grant will fund research into air pollution and asthma.


$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.


Humans of the U: Megan Call

“What I like about research on resilience is that it shows there are simple, practical strategies that put fuel in your tank, get you back on track—whether that is getting through the workday or shaping a positive lifestyle.”


We are all mutants, more or less

Some parents pass on more mutations to their children than others.


Understanding laser tattoo removal

Tattoos are a common way for people to express themselves. But not everyone who gets a tattoo is happy with it.


What is mental health anyway?

Kevin Curtis, a licensed clinical social worker and the director of Crisis Services at U of U Health, joins Scope to discuss mental health and managing stress.