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News Clips | June 27, 2023

Unlocking mental agility: New study says short exercise bouts may shield against Alzheimer’s

No matter what age, exercising has been proven to increase brain function and decrease symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. For years, researchers have sought to understand better what causes a person to contract the disease, which leads to cognitive decline.

Trove of new coronaviruses uncovered in bats—but threat is unclear

Horseshoe bats carry viruses closely related to SARS-CoV-2, but they probably can’t spread in people yet.

Utah rowing team journeys through the ocean to raises funds and awareness for ALS

Row4ALS is a nonprofit and all funds raised go to the University of Utah Clinical Neurosciences in Salt Lake City. The team is made up of Tim Ryan, Dale Smith, Teddy Waldo and Brian Armstrong along with their Chief Inspiration Officer Alan Alderman.

The best art museum in every U.S. state

Wherever you go in the USA, you aren't very far away from art. From intimate galleries to massive world-class collections, art museums worth visiting can be found across the country.

U of U students hoping to help NASA get to the moon

Sixty years have passed since John F. Kennedy uttered the famous words, “we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard,” at the beginning of a new space race.

How troubles at a factory in India led to a U.S. cancer-drug shortage

The Intas Pharmaceuticals plant churned out medicine in a sprawling industrial park in western India, far from the minds of American cancer patients until its problems became theirs.

Regence BlueCross BlueShield reaches deal to keep University of Utah Health providers in its network

The new contract was announced just days before the old deal would have lapsed, impacting tens of thousands of patients.

Common nail salon tool may cause DNA damage and mutations in human cells, research finds

Radiation from nail dryers may damage DNA and cause cancer-causing mutations in human cells, a study has found—and that might have you wondering whether your regular gel mani-pedi is worth the risk.

Student-loan payments are resuming in 3 months — and borrowers might not be ready for the 'sizeable shock' to their wallets

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden's Education Department confirmed that payments are resuming in October, with interest beginning to accrue again on borrowers' balances in September.

Heart Disease Risk May Spike Risk for Muscle, Joint Problems

When she was in her 60s, Carole E., a retired accountant’s assistant in Albuquerque, NM, started having neck pain. She found out that three of her neck vertebrae were compressed and her whole spinal canal was narrow.

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