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Bar Attendance Supports Heavy Drinking by Young Adults Along US-Mexico Border

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New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, released Tuesday in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, shows that higher levels of drinking among United States-Mexico border...
29-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UTHealth Research Shows Mushroom Extract, AHCC, Helpful in Treating HPV

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A Japanese mushroom extract appears to be effective for the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a pilot clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
27-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Team Ritter Returns to Race in TSC New York City Marathon

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Friends and family members of people with thoracic aortic disease and fans of the late legendary comedic actor John Ritter will come together as Team Ritter to raise funds for the John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health (JRF) at the 2014 TCS New...
27-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Stanley G. Schultz, Whose Rehydration Research Helped Save Millions, Has Died

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Stanley G. Schultz, M.D., a world-renowned investigator, educator and administrator at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, died Thursday, Oct. 23. He was 82 years old.
24-Oct-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Neuroscientists Use Snail Research to Help Explain “Chemo Brain”

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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

UTHealth Researchers to Assess Asthma Risk in Health Care Workers

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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

UTHealth Researchers Study Impact of Smoking Ban in Homeless Shelter

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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

UTHealth Medical School Ranked Fourth by Hispanic Business Magazine

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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

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