In the UTHealth Newsroom
Houston Endowment has awarded a three-year, $3 million grant to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health to expand a successful teen pregnancy prevention program that began in the Sunnyside community of Houston.
Angela House, in collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston (HHH), has received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to evaluate a holistic health care program for formerly incarcerated women.
On Super Bowl Sunday, Tina Wilkins was relaxing in her recliner while she chatted on the phone with her mother and waited for the game to begin. She had recently lost 63 pounds and was in better shape than she had been in years.
Using a clot-busting medication to treat people who wake up with symptoms of stroke was safe and should be studied further to see how effective it might be for a population that otherwise has few treatment options, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Bhavani Iyer, O.D., a low vision expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), loves helping her young patients make the most of their limited vision. With the help of a nonprofit organization called Sight Savers America, Iyer arranged for four of her grade school patients to get high-tech magnification devices free of charge. The devices are not covered by insurance and cost around $2,500 each.
In the MediaHouston Defender, 09/14/2016
Ryan Quock, D.D.S., was interviewed by the Houston Defender about the different options for replacing missing teeth.
NPR's Here & Now, 09/12/2016
The student elevator speech contest at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has gone nationwide! A locally produced story was picked up by a national NPR program called Here & Now, which is broadcast on 424 stations across the country and has 3.7 million weekly listeners.
KTRH Radio, 09/12/2016
Is the old expression "starve a cold, feed a fever" true? In this KTRH Radio story, Deepa Iyengar, M.D., commented on research suggesting it is.
KPRC Radio's Fifty +, 09/11/2016
Listen to what Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., had to say on KPRC Radio's Fifty+ show about reducing the risk of heart disease.
Michael Altman, M.D., was featured in an MSN.com article on lies patients tell their physicians. The story was picked up by six other media outlets.