It is estimated that as many as half of patients taking cancer drugs experience a decrease in mental sharpness. While there have been many theories, what causes “chemo brain” has eluded scientists.
2-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health have been awarded a four-year, $1.3 million grant by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for...
24-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Instituting a partial smoking ban at a homeless shelter can lead to a reduction in expired carbon monoxide levels, an indicator of exposure to cigarette smoke, and may have positive effects on shelter residents’ health, according to new research.
22-Sep-2014 6:00 AM EDT
Hispanic Business magazine has ranked The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School among the top five medical schools in the country for promoting and encouraging a diverse community where Hispanic students can...
8-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
The discovery of a new regulatory component in an infectious bacterium could aid efforts to explain its ability to survive in the human body, report microbiologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and...
2-Sep-2014 2:15 PM EDT
Solid-head power toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry.
28-Aug-2014 11:30 AM EDT
Preadolescent youth who play violent video games for a significant amount of time each day are at greater risk for depression, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) released Monday in...
25-Aug-2014 6:00 AM EDT
UTHealth Researcher Awarded $1.5 Million Grant From FEMA to Address Health of Volunteer Firefighters
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve...
21-Aug-2014 6:00 AM EDT
Joseph Mccormick, M.D. - Ebola Investigator Involved in 1976 Outbreak Available to Discuss His Experiences and Provide Insight on Current Outbreak
23-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT
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28-Nov-2012 2:30 PM EST
UTHealth's Principal Investigator for RESPECT Trial on PFO Closure and Stroke, Available for Interviews
25-Oct-2012 10:40 AM EDT
UTHealth Public Policy Expert Available to Comment on Health Care Reform Decision and Impact on Texas
27-Jun-2012 6:30 PM EDT
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27-Jun-2012 6:20 PM EDT
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...
29-Aug-2011 4:00 PM EDT