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Article ID: 696494

New Kissing Bug Guide Published to Strengthen the Fight Against Chagas Disease

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A guide to help battle a potentially fatal disease transferred by a blood-sucking insect called the kissing bug has been published by a task force led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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21-Jun-2018 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695697

Practicing medicine is in the blood for McGovern Medical School graduate

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

When budding doctor Rebecca Thompson graduated from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) May 18, she furthered a four-generation-strong family legacy.

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8-Jun-2018 11:25 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695686

UTHealth High Risk Children’s Program named to prestigious national research network

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The UTHealth High Risk Children’s Program, a collaboration between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, has been named to the national network for Children and Youth Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN).

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6-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695408

UTHealth film about Third Reich’s “killing nurses” wins Platinum at WorldFest

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival has honored a 56-minute film produced by Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) with a Platinum Remi Award given for a documentary under 60 minutes. The original documentary film, Caring Corrupted: the Killing Nurses of the Third Reich, is a grim cautionary story about nurses who participated in the Holocaust and abandoned their professional ethics during the Nazi era.

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31-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695264

Soy Lecithin NSAID Combo Drug Protects Against Cancer with Fewer Side Effects

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

When scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) applied a chemical found in soybeans to a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), they increased its anticancer properties and reduced its side effects. Findings of the preclinical study of phosphatidylcholine, also called lecithin, appear in the journal Oncology Letters.

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29-May-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695231

The Power of Telemedicine

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Betty Ozen has a spring in her step again, thanks to her quick-acting daughter, the wonders of telemedicine and a helping paw from Jojo.

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29-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695130

Study Suggests Obese Children Who Drink Recommended Amount of Milk Have Less Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Obese children who consume at least two servings of any type of cow’s milk daily are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating better blood sugar control, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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24-May-2018 6:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694992

Rapamycin Lotion Reduces Facial Tumors Caused by Tuberous Sclerosis, UTHealth Reports

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Addressing a critical issue for people with a genetic disorder called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), doctors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) reported that a skin cream containing rapamycin significantly reduced the disfiguring facial tumors affecting more than 90 percent of people with the condition.

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23-May-2018 11:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694828

Simpler Scan Still Effective in Deciding Stroke Treatment

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A study led by a neurologist from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) showed that a computed tomography (CT scan) could be sufficient for determining thrombectomy treatment in stroke.

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18-May-2018 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694668

UTHealth Researcher Reveals Results of Study on Emergency Breathing Tubes

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

In a landmark study, researchers found that patients treated with paramedic oxygen delivery using a newer, more flexible laryngeal breathing tube may have a greater survival rate after sudden cardiac arrest than the traditional intubation breathing tube.

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16-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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