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UTHealth experts spill beans on festive party food preferences

With the holiday party season in full swing, deciding what to wear can be the biggest headache. But paying attention to what you eat at such occasions might reveal it’s your diet more in need of a makeover. The good news is experts at The...
13-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Proposed study investigating use of atmospheric gas to lessen brain injury in survivors of cardiac arrest

Emergency medicine physicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are seeking community input about a proposed clinical trial assessing the efficacy of inhaling xenon, a medical gas, to mitigate brain injury and...
30-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Umbilical Cord Blood Cells Studied for Preserving Brain Function in Infants with Congenital Diaphragm Disease

A new clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is the first in the world to investigate whether infusing an infant’s own umbilical cord blood cells, or autologous cells, can protect the brain,...
28-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Project on improving lifesaving care for emergency trauma patients leads to pioneering clinical trial

Using an innovative quality improvement project to determine how to design an effective emergency trauma clinical trial, a team of surgeons at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) was able to launch the first-ever...
15-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

First-ever prostate cancer treatment uses gold nanoparticles to destroy tumorous cells

A small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). It is the first trial of its kind in the...
8-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Virtual Program Successful in Linking Adult Protective Services, Geriatric Specialists

In its first year, an innovative virtual program has substantially increased mistreated elderly Texans’ access to elder mistreatment and geriatric experts with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
31-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Pioneering Culinary Dentistry Program Enters Halloween Spirit to Offer Fiendishly Healthy Options

Beheaded stuffed peppers, graveyard chocolate hummus and creepy crawly pumpkin bars were among the Halloween-themed treats created by students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry who were...
31-Oct-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Dell Center for Healthy Living to launch statewide network to increase access to research

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), announced today a new plan to create a statewide network of researchers, decision-makers, and other key representatives...
24-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT 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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