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Cy-Fair ISD principal who needed heart surgery can attest that grads make great doctors

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District principal Maria Mamaux was impressed by the credentials of the surgeon recommended to repair her failing heart, but what really got her attention was the fact that he was a graduate of the same school...
19-Nov-2019 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTHealth student has research showcased at Neuroscience 2019

Brain research by a student in a laboratory at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) was singled out for special attention at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting in Chicago Oct....
19-Nov-2019 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Children’s Learning Institute at UTHealth awarded $3.3 million to expand popular literacy program

The Developing Talkers literacy program has been so successful that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $3.3 million to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) to expand it.
19-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Anal cancer rates and mortality have risen dramatically among Americans

Rates of new anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection, have increased dramatically over the last 15 years, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health...
18-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Screening tool studied by UTHealth helps first responders report elder abuse

Medical first responders in a North Texas community are playing a part in combating the nationwide problem of underreported elder abuse, thanks to a tool that’s helping them identify and report potential cases of abuse while on emergency calls for...
28-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTHealth School of Public Health El Paso campus celebrates new building and new dean

A move to the heart of a dynamic new home for health care institutions is symbolic of the legacy that The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health has built in 27 years in El Paso. Along with enjoying...
23-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Preclinical research helps explain why fatty livers are more susceptible to cancer

Fatty liver disease is contributing to an increase in liver cancer and basic scientists at The University of Texas Health Science at Houston (UTHealth) have new insight as to why.
16-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTHealth leads effort to enhance Texas’ financial exploitation investigations of seniors

An elder abuse team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is partnering with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, district attorneys, law enforcement agencies, and forensic accounting professionals...
11-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drug-resistant fungal disease expert available to comment on latest CDC findings

14-Nov-2019 10:25 AM EST

New study found an increased risk of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes among women delivering after Hurricane Harvey made landfall

11-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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UTHealth disability rights champion Lex Frieden has hurricane preparedness tips for people in the path of Hurricane Dorian

3-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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Texas Pulmonologist Available to Comment on the State’s First Case of Lung Disease Associated with Vaping

20-Aug-2019 12:55 PM EDT

A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds too many Americans are taking aspirin to prevent heart attacks and strokes and don’t need it. Who should be taking aspirin as a preventative measure?

24-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Infectious Disease Expert Says Global Warming Not the Only Factor Behind Rise of C. auris

23-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

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World Expert Takes Multi-Pronged Approach to Improving Preeclampsia Diagnosis and Treatment

Preeclampsia is just as hard to accurately diagnose now as it was 100 years ago, said Baha Sibai, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist with UTHealth. Researchers at McGovern Medical School are looking for ways to change that.
9-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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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