Demystifying the Flu

21 January 2013
Published in Health

This year, influenza virus has caused 170 hospitalizations, primarily due to H1N1 or swine flu. Last year H3N2 was the primary strain causing disease. But what does this mean and why do we need to get vaccinated every year?

Families Dealing with Autism Navigate the Unknown

17 January 2013
Published in Health

With a cure for autism still a long way off, families have come up with their own ways of coping with the symptoms they face everyday.

Autism and Technology--KCPW CityViews

17 December 2012
Published in Health

Researchers focus on how technology can help kids with autism develop social skills.

Drug Addiction Changes the Brain

10 December 2012
Published in Health

Utah researchers have found differences in the brains of people addicted to methamphetamine.

Computer-Based Screen for Colon Cancer--KCPW

05 November 2012
Published in Health

Huntsman Cancer Institute creates a computer program that predicts whether patients have a hereditary predisposition toward contracting colon cancer.

Combating Depression in Adolescents with Supplements

24 October 2012
Published in Health

University of Utah researchers have begun clinical trials treating depression with the muscle-building supplement, creatine.

Multiple Sclerosis Patients Test Limits for Biking Fundraiser

21 October 2012
Published in Health

A patient with Multiple sclerosis participates in an endurance bike ride to reap the benefits of exercise, and to prove to herself that she can still do it.

Someday You Will Know the Sequence of Your DNA

21 October 2012
Published in Health

Ten years ago it cost 10 million dollars to decipher the first human DNA sequence. University of Utah researchers think soon it will cost about 1,000 dollars.

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