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Both simple and advanced imaging can predict best candidates for thrombectomy in stroke patients

Both simple and advanced computed tomography (CT) were effective in accurately predicting which stroke patients would benefit from endovascular thrombectomy to remove a large cerebral clot, but together they were even better, reported researchers at...
22-Jan-2020 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census

To make sure historically undercounted populations along the Texas-Mexico border are included in the 2020 census, faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are joining forces with the U.S. Census Bureau,...
14-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Women with single dose of HPV vaccine gain similar protection as multiple doses

A new study revealed that one dose of the HPV vaccine may prevent infection from the potential cancer-causing virus, according to research published in JAMA Network Open from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
20-Dec-2019 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTHealth’s Cynthia Ju awarded NIH grants for liver injury research

Tiny solutions are being sought for big liver problems by a scientist at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
20-Dec-2019 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Battery-powered headgear could short-circuit joint pain

Tired of living with painful arthritic knees, 54-year-old Deborah Brown’s interest was piqued when she saw a recruitment flyer for a clinical trial on an innovative pain treatment at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston...
18-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers awarded $3.1 million to address vaping epidemic among youth

As e-cigarette use by young people reaches epidemic proportions, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have received a $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct the first-ever...
17-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Robot-powered outfit is being fashioned to help seniors walk

A new line of wearable robotics developed by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The City University of New York, City College (CCNY) could keep seniors on their feet longer.
16-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novel drug purified and developed from Amazon rainforest tree sap being studied for treatment of chronic diarrhea

A drug purified and developed from the sap of a tree in the Amazon rainforest is now being studied for the treatment of chronic idiopathic diarrhea in non-HIV patients at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) as part of...
16-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Drug-resistant fungal disease expert available to comment on latest CDC findings

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

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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

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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?

24-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Infectious Disease Expert Says Global Warming Not the Only Factor Behind Rise of C. auris

23-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

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World Expert Takes Multi-Pronged Approach to Improving Preeclampsia Diagnosis and Treatment

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

Ten Ways to Stay Safe and Well When Temperatures Soar

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

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