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UTHealth and Astros lead charge against Huntington’s disease and help patients have a ball

Living with Huntington’s disease can often feel like an endless battle, but patients and their families had the time of their lives watching the Houston Astros in action at Minute Maid Park.
21-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Launched on Probiotics to Help Treat GI Issues and Improve Aberrant Behavior in Autistic Children

A professor at UTHealth in Houston is testing the hypothesis that probiotics can help improve gastrointestinal symptoms of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
11-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Research Reveals Dangerous Midlife Switch of Ditching Activity to Sit Still

People are falling into a trap of greater inactivity during middle age, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), which calls for its findings to be considered in future national physical...
23-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Stroke Patients Treated at a Teaching Hospital Are Less Likely to Be Readmitted

Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less of a chance of landing back in a hospital during the early stages of recovery, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston...
17-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Scleroderma: Seeking Solutions to a Difficult Puzzle

Faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) discuss the diagnosis and treatment of scleroderma, an autoimmune disease affecting an estimated 300,000 people in the United States.
16-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Minimally invasive options are slowing the progression of glaucoma

Faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) address the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness.
16-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UTHealth-led study shows much work remains to ensure e-health record safety

Four years after their publication by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), voluntary guidelines designed to increase the safety of e-health records have yet to be implemented fully, according to a survey...
16-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


The Vulnerable Ones

Faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) share tips on how to reduce your risk of a heat-related illness.
16-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise

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

July 26 Marks 28 Years of ADA: Disability Rights Champ Lex Frieden Says Much Work Remains

13-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT


Joseph Mccormick, M.D. - Ebola Investigator Involved in 1976 Outbreak Available to Discuss His Experiences and Provide Insight on Current Outbreak

23-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert Available to Talk About Ricin

17-Apr-2013 1:00 PM EDT

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