Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have identified a protein that allows vancomycin-resistant enterococci to defy antibiotic treatment and immune system attacks. Their discovery opens the door for...
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With a disproportionate number of black cisgender women in the U.S. becoming HIV positive, researchers are sharing critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room.
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Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicide in adults. Now new research published by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) suggests high...
25-Nov-2019 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
Dietitians with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health’s Nourish Program offer some advice along with a few recipes to help you kick-start the upcoming holiday season.
25-Nov-2019 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites
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...
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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....
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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.
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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...
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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
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
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?
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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
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