News Clips for Oct. 8, 2019

Dr. Agarwal on the Safety Profile of Enzalutamide/Talazoparib in mCRPC

Neeraj Agarwal, MD, associate professor, Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine; and director, Genitourinary Oncology Program, Oncology Division, co-leader, Urologic Oncology Multidisciplinary Program, associate director of Clinical Trials, Huntsman Cancer Institute, discusses the safety profile of the combination of enzalutamide (Xtandi) and talazoparib (Talzenna) in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Going the Distance

Aided by new technology, scientists gain insight into long-distance bird migrations—and explore a growing list of threats the animals face along the way.

Tanner Talk Series honors 230th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights submission

In commemoration of the 230th Anniversary of the Submission of the Bill of Rights to the States of Ratification, a Utah Supreme Court Justice and three professors spoke at the First Amendment Celebration on Sept. 25 on Utah State University’s campus.


A study analyzing crime rates in Colorado and Washington suggests legalizing recreational marijuana has a minimal effect on crime rates, if any.

U. of Utah students make safety recommendations to school leaders

For University of Utah student body President Anna Barnes, safety means having the freedom to walk through campus and having a space to feel vulnerable. Third-year U. students Milan Oxspring and Brock Bernstein both agreed. For them, feeling safe is to view their campus as a home or comfort zone.

10 Stocks to Short Now—Before They Plummet

Not all of the 10 stocks will seem like obvious short candidates but consider them just the same.

Ultra-thin lens could pave way for skinnier smartphones–and more

Although manufacturers are constantly trying to make smartphones thinner and lighter, they're limited by the phones' curved glass camera lenses. Now, however, researchers have developed a flat lens that's one one-thousandth the thickness and one one-hundredth the weight of a conventional model.

Revisiting Policies: Rec Room Attire

Just as cell phone policies in campus rec have been changing over the years, so has workout attire. It’s important to revisit these policies to ensure they are still relevant, to make sure patrons are aware and to adjust any necessary changes that need to be made.


Business is never easy, but for the ladies in the boys’ club, the obstacles on the path to success can be a little harder to overcome. Join us as we celebrate seven women who’ve made it their business to lead Utah forward and challenge what it means to succeed.

Disengaging from The News and Politics on Tuesday's Access Utah

It’s anecdotal. But I think it’s a thing. I’m hearing from a growing number of people that they’re disengaging from the news and, in some cases, from politics. We’re going to talk about it next time on Access Utah. My guests will include USU Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Jason Gilmore; and University of Utah Law Professor RonNell Anderson Jones. And I’d love to get your perspective on this.

Maternal mortality in America, in 3 charts

Black women and American Indian/Alaskan native women experienced significantly more pregnancy-related deaths than white women between 2007 and 2016, even among states with the lowest maternal mortality rates, according to a recent CDC report.