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UTHealth Researchers Use ‘Knockout Humans’ to Connect Genes to Disease Risk

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Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are helping to make precision medicine a reality by sequencing entire exomes of people to assess chronic disease risk and drug efficacy. The results of a study on...
29-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

It’s Your Game-Tech Increases Teens’ Knowledge About STIs, Condoms

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It’s Your Game (IYG)-Tech, an online-based sexual health education course, promotes more positive attitudes about abstinence, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
28-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

HIV Prevention Messages for High-Risk Groups Should Target Bars, Street Corners

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Bars and street corners are ideal venues for broad dissemination of HIV prevention information among drug-using male sex workers and other at-risk populations, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston...
21-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Reduces Disease Risk Among Smokers

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Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with reduced metabolic syndrome risk among smokers, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
16-Apr-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Soares Named Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Affective Disorders

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Jair Soares, M.D., Ph.D., has been named one of two editors-in-chief for the Journal of Affective Disorders, the official journal of the International Society for Affective Disorders.
8-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

UTHealth School of Public Health Appoints Regional Dean of San Antonio Campus

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Melissa Valerio, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been named regional dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health San Antonio Regional Campus.
30-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Younger Motorists and Females Most Likely to Use Cell Phone While Driving

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Eighteen percent of drivers on academic and medical campuses use their cell phones while driving, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
24-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Children’s Learning Institute and Texas Education Agency Launch Free Statewide Online Pre-K Learning Platform

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The Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) have launched a new, innovative online platform, known as CLI Engage. This online platform is now...
11-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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