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Depression and Anxiety Linked to Poor Diabetes Management Among Mexican Americans Along US-Mexico Border

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Rates of diabetes are unusually high among Mexican-Americans who live near the U.S. Mexico border and new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) finds that those dealing with depression and anxiety in this...
3/27/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Team Ritter Looking for Runners for NYC Marathon

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The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health, selected as an official charity of the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon in November, is recruiting members for Team Ritter. Proceeds raised by members of Team Ritter will go to the John Ritter Research Program...
3/25/2014 7:00 PM EDT

UTHealth Researchers Study Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression

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A pilot study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will assess the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the medial forebrain bundle of the brain for treatment-resistant depression.
3/4/2014 2:40 PM EST

UTHealth, Memorial Hermann Perform State’s First Conscious Sedation TAVR Procedure

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A team of interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center performed Texas’ first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) under conscious sedation using...
2/14/2014 11:00 AM EST

UTHealth Introduces Nation’s First Mobile Stroke Unit

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, has unveiled the country’s first Mobile Stroke Unit.
2/5/2014 10:00 AM EST

UTHealth School of Nursing to Assist Rwanda in Cultivating Nursing Workforce

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing will send its first participant to the Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program (HRH Program) in January 2014. The program is part of a seven-year, $150 million...
12/11/2013 10:40 AM EST

UTHealth Researchers Study Stem Cell Treatments for Children with CP

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A first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy (CP) has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
12/10/2013 4:00 PM EST

Study Aims to Change Traditional Approach to Preventing Pressure Ulcers

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A study led by Nancy Bergstrom, Ph.D., associate dean at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, found that nursing homes that utilize high-density foam mattresses may not need to turn residents every...
11/12/2013 1:00 PM EST

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Expert Available to Talk About Ricin

4/17/2013 1:00 PM EDT

UTHealth Faculty Offers Tips for a Safe Holiday

11/28/2012 2:30 PM EST

UTHealth's Principal Investigator for RESPECT Trial on PFO Closure and Stroke, Available for Interviews

10/25/2012 10:40 AM EDT

UTHealth Public Policy Expert Available to Comment on Health Care Reform Decision and Impact on Texas

6/27/2012 6:30 PM EDT

Emergency Medicine Chair at UTHealth Available to Comment on Supreme Court's Decision on ACA

6/27/2012 6:25 PM EDT

UTHealth Public Policy Expert Available to Comment on Health Care Reform Decision

6/27/2012 6:20 PM EDT

UTHealth Faculty Can Comment on Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

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This year marks the tenth anniversary of terrorist attacks on American soil, as well as the mailing of Bacillus anthracis-laced letters. At The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), faculty members are available to comment...
8/29/2011 4:00 PM EDT

Congresswoman Giffords Shooting: Trauma Surgery and Recover Experts from UTHealth

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UTHealth Trauma Experts are available for interviews to discuss trauma surgery and recovery in the wake of the near-fatal shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) at an event in Tucson.
1/10/2011 11:00 AM EST

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