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  • Rare Disease Day Organizers to Raise Awareness at Symposium and Statehouse Event

    Not so rare: 1 in 10 Utahns is affected by a rare or undiagnosed disease.

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  • Largest study of its kind documents causes of childhood community-acquired pneumonia

    To investigate the specific causes and prevalence of childhood CAP, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) led the Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community (EPIC) study in collaboration with institutions including University of Utah Health Sciences. They report that among children diagnosed with pneumonia, viral infections were much more common than bacterial infections (73 vs. 15 percent), and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was the most commonly detected pathogen. The results, which could inform improved strategies for prevention and treatment, were published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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  • Utah’s Newest, Modern Health Center Opens its Doors

    The University of Utah and Murray City partner to bring world-class medical services to the heart of the valley.

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