Millions of people in the United States have a circulatory problem of the legs called peripheral vascular disease. It can be painful and may even require surgery in serious cases. This disease can lead to severe skeletal muscle wasting and, in turn,...
24-Jul-2014 4:10 PM EDT
Bhavani Iyer, O.D., a low vision specialist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been awarded a grant to help Harris County residents whose vision problems cannot be corrected with eyeglasses,...
24-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT
New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) shows that It’s Your Game…Keep it Real (IYG), a health education program designed to delay sexual behavior and promote healthy dating relationships, can...
10-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Anil Kulkarni, MSc, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, was awarded a highly competitive Fulbright-Nehru Scholarship Award for Academic and...
28-May-2014 9:40 AM EDT
New preclinical research on the molecular mechanisms responsible for sickle cell disease could aid efforts to develop much needed treatments for this devastating blood disorder that affects millions worldwide.
16-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT
Barbara Dominguez, B.S.N., a medical genetics clinical nurse specialist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been honored as a Top 10 Houston area nurse by the Houston Chronicle.
16-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Much like using dimmer switches to brighten or darken rooms, biochemists have identified a protein that can be used to slow down or speed up the growth of brain tumors in mice.
12-May-2014 6:00 AM EDT
The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Biobank at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) recently launched the Sample Location and Enhancement Distribution (SLED) software application.
9-May-2014 10:00 AM 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
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.
10-Jan-2011 11:00 AM EST