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UT Physicians Offers Seven Tips for a Healthy School Year

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Parents can make sure their children get the new school year off to a healthy start by getting checkups for them during the summer break.
10-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth Research: Misfolded Form of Pancreatic Protein Could Induce Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

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The symptoms of type 2 diabetes can be induced by a misfolded form of a pancreatic protein and possibly be transmitted by a mechanism similar to prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease),...
1-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Physicians Bayshore Family Practice Center Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

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UT Physicians Bayshore Family Practice Center has earned Level 3 recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the highly respected National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
19-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Mutation Linked to Retinitis Pigmentosa in Southwestern U.S. Hispanic Families

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Thirty-six percent of Hispanic families in the U.S. with a common form of retinitis pigmentosa got the disease because they carry a mutation of the arrestin-1 gene, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas Health Science...
26-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

With $10.5 Million Gift to MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School, Ohio Couple Paves Way for Future Scientists

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Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, of Athens, Ohio, are paving the way for future scientists to do the same with a...
23-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth’s Lenard Lichtenberger Tests Effectiveness of Lipidic Aspirin Formulation Against Cancer

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Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are testing the effectiveness of a soy-enriched aspirin formulation designed to fight colorectal cancer with fewer side effects.
21-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth School of Public Health Awarded $2.6 Million to Address Social Needs of Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries in Harris County

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health have received a nearly $2.6 million grant for an innovative project that will address the social factors that affect the health of Medicare...
15-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth a Site for First-Ever Large NIDA Trial for Methamphetamine Use Disorder

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With the rates of methamphetamine use reaching an all-time high in Texas, raising alarms for the Greater Houston area, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) researchers have launched a...
15-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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