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Clinical Trial Assesses Telephone-Based Care Program for at-Risk Homebound Elderly

Something as simple as a phone call could be a way to alert health care providers and caregivers that an elderly person suffering from dementia may be spiraling down to dangerous self-neglect, according to researchers at The University of Texas...
28-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cell scientist Rebecca Berdeaux awarded $1.9 million by NIH to research muscle regeneration

As people age, their muscle regeneration capacity declines in part because they can no longer make enough muscle stem cells to replace damaged tissue.
23-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pioneering comprehensive program for women with Turner syndrome earns national recognition

A novel program designed to provide comprehensive care for Turner syndrome is one of the first in the U.S. to be designated an adult clinic by the Turner Syndrome Global Alliance (TSGA).
23-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nurses at UTHealth and UT Physicians honored at Houston Chronicle Salute to Nurses luncheon

Nurses from UTHealth and UT Physicians are honored for their service.
15-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Quality Improvement Project Revamps Process to Detect Hypertensive Disorders in Postpartum Women

50 percent of women miss their postpartum checkup after giving birth. A quality improvement project now has new mothers screened for preeclampsia at their newborn’s pediatric appointments.
10-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Uncover the truth about how to protect your skin this summer with 10 myth busters

It’s finally time to peel off those layers and enjoy the long-awaited warm weather – but first you need to arm yourself with the right information, courtesy of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), to keep your...
30-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Diabetes Drug Could Help Smokers Kick the Habit

A diabetes drug is being enlisted in the war against smoking by UTHealth researchers.
30-Apr-2019 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Maternal-fetal medicine specialist first in US to lead clinical trial on life-threatening fetal blood disorder

An investigational drug that may block harmful antibodies from passing through the placenta of an expectant mother to the fetus is the focus of a new clinical trial led by Kenneth Moise, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at UTHealth.
25-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Ten Ways to Stay Safe and Well When Temperatures Soar

Dehydration, sunburn, heatstroke, insect bites, rashes, and lacerations – summer can spell health meltdown with a seemingly endless list of unsightly, uncomfortable, and potentially lethal hazards.
23-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT

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How to Stay Safe in the Water This Summer

Beaches, lakes, and pools are great ways to beat the summer heat but there are precautions to take before reaching for that swimsuit, report physicians with The University of Texas Health Science at Houston (UTHealth).
23-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT

Summer survival: How to stay out of harm’s way when temperatures heats up

Summer brings lots of sunshine and fun, but the high temperatures and sweltering humidity can spell disaster if you’re not prepared. Two emergency medicine experts share some of the most common heat-related illnesses they treat, as well as tips...
16-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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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

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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

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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

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

11-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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