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Autologous Stem Cell Therapy Helpful in Traumatic Brain Injury

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The use of cell therapy after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children can reduce the amount of therapeutic interventions needed to treat the patient, as well as the amount of time the child spends in neurointensive care, according to research by...
5-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Caffeine Intake Associated with Reduced Levels of Erectile Dysfunction

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Men who drink the equivalent caffeine level of two to three cups of coffee a day are less likely to have erectile dysfunction (ED), according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
20-May-2015 7:00 AM EDT

UTHealth Establishes Biosafety and Infectious Disease Training Initiative

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Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health have received a $100,000 supplemental grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to establish a Biosafety...
18-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Grass Plants Can Transport Infectious Prions

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Grass plants can bind, uptake and transport infectious prions, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The research was published online in the latest issue of Cell Reports.
15-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

New Population Genetics Model Could Explain Finn, European Genetic Differences

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A new population genetics model developed by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health could explain why the genetic composition of Finnish people is so different from that of other...
11-May-2015 5:05 AM EDT

UTHealth Neurologist Amrou Sarraj Receives $1 Million Grant for Stroke Research

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A $1 million grant for stroke research has been awarded from Stryker Neurovascular to Amrou Sarraj, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
5-May-2015 6:05 PM EDT

UTHealth Researchers Use ‘Knockout Humans’ to Connect Genes to Disease Risk

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Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are helping to make precision medicine a reality by sequencing entire exomes of people to assess chronic disease risk and drug efficacy. The results of a study on...
29-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

It’s Your Game-Tech Increases Teens’ Knowledge About STIs, Condoms

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It’s Your Game (IYG)-Tech, an online-based sexual health education course, promotes more positive attitudes about abstinence, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
28-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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