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Neurologists Speak Out About Gender Disparity at Global Stroke Gathering

The International Stroke Conference (ISC) attracts thousands of neurologists each year to network with fellow experts and watch compelling presentations on the very latest advances in clinical care, science, and education. Joining those...
8-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Surgeons investigate modified pain management strategies to reduce opioid use in trauma patients

A team of surgeons is working to identify the most effective strategy to treat acute pain after injury while minimizing the amount of opioids prescribed to trauma patients, building on a previous project that decreased use of the highly addictive...
7-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Two studies reveal pregnant women bear greater risk of hemorrhagic stroke

Pregnant women face a much greater risk of having a fatal, but less common, type of stroke caused by bleeding into the brain, according to results of two studies presented by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) at the...
6-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


HEROES Program Awarded More Than $2 Million to Continue Opioid Intervention Outreach in Houston

The Houston Emergency Response Opioid Engagement System (HEROES) was recently awarded two grants that will help fund the opioid intervention program through the end of 2020. James Langabeer, PhD, MBA, a professor at The University of Texas Health...
5-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Research shows teens too low on sleep, activity, and too high on screen time

Only 1 in 20 U.S. adolescents is meeting national recommendations for sleeping, physical activity, and screen time, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
1-Feb-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


First US Patient in Novel Stem Cell Trial for Stroke Disability Enrolled at UTHealth

The first U.S. patient to participate in a global study of a stem cell therapy injected directly into the brain to treat stroke disability was enrolled in the clinical trial this week at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston...
25-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study reveals alarming numbers of violent injuries among schoolchildren

Nearly 1 in 5 fifth-graders has received violent injuries, the majority delivered by guns or knives, according to recently published research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
24-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Novel same-day Type 2 diabetes treatment study launches in US

A same-day procedural therapy to improve glucose control for Type 2 diabetes patients will be investigated in a pilot study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Absalon D. Gutierrez, MD, and Nirav C. Thosani, MD,...
17-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Moderation and creativity hold key to happy, healthy Thanksgiving

The temptation to overindulge at Thanksgiving is immense, but before going overboard, it’s worth pausing and remembering you can eat, drink, and be merry – as well as healthy – over the holiday season.
20-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST


Take Care of Your Skin in the Winter Chill with Handy Hints From UTHealth

With temperatures dipping below freezing, consider the toll that frost is taking on your skin. The good news is experts from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) can help keep your skin in tip-top condition as the...
16-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST


UTHealth leads race to demystify antibiotic resistance and win the war against superbugs

Antibiotic resistance is predicted to be the No. 1 cause of death in the world by 2050, but a team of scientists and physicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is determined to help stop this grave prediction...
9-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

OBGYN during Harvey: Florence could induce early labor

12-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT


TX disaster preparedness expert can speak to how East Coast citizens should prepare for Florence

11-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT


Research and pediatric probiotics expert available

7-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Hurricane Harvey Anniversary: UTHealth Safety VP Talks About Preparation and Response

17-Aug-2018 4:50 PM EDT


Back To School: Thinking Outside the Carton

Deciding what to give your children to eat and drink is a minefield these days, even when it comes to milk. Once almost universally regarded as a daily dietary staple packed with vitamins and minerals essential for good health, its relationship with...
2-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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