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Scientists Discover on/Off Switch for Obesity-Associated Cancer

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New research by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center sheds light on the link between obesity and cancer.
20-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics to Connect Records for Medical Providers in UT System

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The University of Texas System is launching a Clinical Data Network to leverage its size and expertise to drive more efficient and improved health care delivery.
14-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Weight Loss Surgery Champion Frank G. Moody Honored by Professional Association

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Frank G. Moody, M.D., who helped battle obesity in the 1970s by promoting weight loss surgery, has been honored by the American Surgical Association (ASA). He is a professor at John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
8-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth Receives $1.3 Million Biosafety and Infectious Disease Training Grant

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A multi-institutional collaboration, including The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, has been awarded a $1.3 million training grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences...
8-Jun-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Project for Damage Control Laparotomies Goes to the Community for Consultation

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Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) plan to launch a clinical study looking at complication rates in patients who have experienced severe trauma to the abdominal area and require immediate surgery to...
24-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth Study Finds E-Cigarette Marketing Linked to Teen E-Cigarette Use

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
23-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth Receives $1.55 Million Grant From the New York Life Foundation

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The New York Life Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1.55 million grant to the UTHealth Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center for Youth to establish a multi-site practice-research network that will refine, evaluate and validate assessment tools for...
17-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Body Clock Drug Protects Against Metabolic Syndrome in Mice

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A compound enriched in citrus peels strengthens the body clock and protects against metabolic syndrome in mice, according to a study led by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
13-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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