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...
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As people age, their muscle regeneration capacity declines in part because they can no longer make enough muscle stem cells to replace damaged tissue.
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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).
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Nurses from UTHealth and UT Physicians are honored for their service.
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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.
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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...
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A diabetes drug is being enlisted in the war against smoking by UTHealth researchers.
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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.
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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
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 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
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.
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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
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...
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