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In the UTHealth Newsroom

UTHealth launches new superbug research center

The John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth has opened a new research center to address the global health threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs. An introductory ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 29.

 

UTHealth researcher identifies Houston’s vulnerability to diabetes

A multidisciplinary, international team of investigators, led by Stephen Linder, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Health Policy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, have identified different types of vulnerability to diabetes that exist across communities, as well as the social and cultural factors that reinforce them.

 

Scientists discover on/off switch for obesity-associated cancer

Research led by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is furthering the understanding of the link between obesity and cancer. 

 

UT Physicians teen clinic expanding in southwest Houston

UT Physicians, the medical practice of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), is expanding its pediatric teen clinic in order to accommodate the growing number of teen patients seeking care.

 

HNEF scholarships will help seven UTHealth students pursue nursing careers

Seven of 32 academic scholarships awarded by the Healthcare and Nursing Education Foundation (HNEF) for 2016 are going to students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing.

 

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In the Media

More fireworks this summer means more eye injuries

WOAI Radio in San Antonio, 06/14/2016

If you can't leave the Fourth of July fireworks to the professionals, at least follow the safety tips in this article by WOAI Radio in San Antonio featuring Amir Mohsenin, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Why your aches and pains may be linked to Houston's big storms

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 06/13/2016

Grant Fowler, M.D., spoke with Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio reporter Dave Fehling for a story on research into the connection between weather and health. This area of medicine is called biometeorology.

 

Texas can solve the problem of chronic pain

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 06/13/2016

Research by Edgar Walters, Ph.D., was cited in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram article on chronic pain.

 

Chronic pain

KPRC Radio's Fifty +, 06/12/2016

Kenneth Wu, M.D., addressed chronic pain in this interview with Doug Pike, the host of KPRC Radio's Fifty+ show.

 

Early 20th-century Houston sowed seed sof

Houston Chronicle, 06/12/2016

Bryant Boutwell, Dr.PH, was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about the city's early health care providers.

 

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