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New focal therapies at UTHealth Houston make prostate cancer treatment easier on patients

Tissue-sparing treatments using focal therapy, aimed to avoid side effects like urinary incontinence, are becoming available for prostate cancer patients like Morton McPhail of Texas.
22-Sep-2023 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Artificial intelligence software improves endovascular thrombectomy treatment times for stroke patients

The implementation of artificial intelligence-powered large vessel occlusion (LVO) detection software for acute stroke triage can improve endovascular thrombectomy treatment times, according to new research from UTHealth Houston.
14-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cizik School of Nursing BSN program ranked No. 1 in Texas

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston topped all other undergraduate nursing programs in Texas, according to the 2024 U.S. News Best Colleges publication, which was released today.
17-Sep-2023 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Heart Association’s ASA adopts Spanish-language R.A.P.I.D.O. acronym for stroke awareness created by UTHealth Houston

R.Á.P.I.D.O., a culturally relevant acronym created under the leadership of Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston to raise awareness of stroke signs in the Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino community and save...
14-Sep-2023 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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$3.3 million grant awarded to UTHealth Houston to develop diagnostic test for rapidly increasing congenital syphilis

A five-year, $3.3 million grant to develop a molecular diagnostic test for congenital syphilis has been awarded to researchers from UTHealth Houston by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the...
13-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First-time mom receives help from UT Physicians for postpartum depression

For Camryn Masera, age 21, postpartum depression hit her hard about a month after her baby’s birth. As a result of a traumatic delivery six weeks early, Masera had a hard time comprehending that she even gave birth for a couple weeks.
13-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTHealth Houston study: Unruptured brain aneurysms may be missed in routine clinical care, but AI-powered algorithm can help

Unruptured cerebral aneurysms of sizes and locations that require attention may be frequently missed in routine clinical care, but a machine learning algorithm could minimize missed care opportunities, according to a new study from UTHealth Houston.
13-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTHealth Houston researcher to present abstract detailing new mouse model for brain arteriovenous malformations at NIH meeting

An abstract unveiling a new mouse model for brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) developed by UTHealth Houston researchers has been selected for a poster presentation at the second annual National Institutes of Health (NIH) Investigator Meeting...
12-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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