A new report from the Institute of Medicine says schools should be responsible for helping pupils engage in at least 60 minutes of vigorous or moderate intensity activity during each school day.
5/23/2013 10:00 AM EDT
The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health, selected as an official charity of the 2013 ING New York City Marathon in November, is recruiting members for Team Ritter. Proceeds raised by members will go to the John Ritter Research Program at...
4/29/2013 12:05 PM EDT
Neuroscientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have taken a major step in their efforts to help people with memory loss tied to brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
4/17/2013 2:45 PM EDT
A study to investigate whether a hospital-initiated behavioral therapy program conducted in the neonatal intensive care unit can reduce secondhand smoke in homes with infants at risk for pulmonary problems has been launched by UTHealth researchers.
4/10/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Vermont’s aggressive health care reform initiatives can serve as a roadmap for other states, according to a Master of Public Health candidate at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The paper, “Lessons from...
4/3/2013 5:00 PM EDT
A more rapid laboratory test for pregnant women to detect potentially deadly Group B strep (GBS) has been successful at identifying GBS colonization in six and a half hours, according to the results of a study from UTHealth.
3/8/2013 3:45 PM EST
An analysis of a free online weight loss program revealed that members who were more active on the website lost more weight than members who were less active, report researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)...
2/25/2013 5:45 PM EST
Dean Sittig, Ph.D., professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics, received a Book of the Year Award from The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
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11/28/2012 2:30 PM EST
UTHealth's Principal Investigator for RESPECT Trial on PFO Closure and Stroke, Available for Interviews
10/25/2012 10:40 AM EDT
UTHealth Public Policy Expert Available to Comment on Health Care Reform Decision and Impact on Texas
6/27/2012 6:30 PM EDT
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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...
8/29/2011 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.
1/10/2011 11:00 AM EST