University of Utah Health Sciences

The University of Utah Health Sciences is organized into the School of Medicine, 24 Academic Departments, College of Heath, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Research. The mega health science component of the University of Utah is acclaimed for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, Biomedical Engineering Centers. In addition, it conducts a host of first rate cutting edge medical research and treatment methods for patient care.

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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 scientists. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clues to COVID-19 complications come from NET-like inflammatory response

An overactive defense response may lead to increased blood clotting, disease severity, and death from COVID-19. A phenomenon called NETosis—in which infection-fighting cells emit a web-like substance to trap invading viruses—is ...

Medical research

A new way to control Epstein-Barr virus

A team of researchers at University of Utah Health have shown the Epstein-Barr virus—which causes mononucleosis and is linked to development of several cancers—uses a novel strategy to survive. The virus takes the reins ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Evidence suggests COVID-19 isn't sexually transmitted

COVID-19 is unlikely to be spread through semen, according to University of Utah Health scientists who participated in an international study of Chinese men who recently had the disease. The researchers found no evidence ...

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