In the UTHealth Newsroom

Researchers studying medication to improve outcomes of TBI patients

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is part of a multi-site study testing whether people who have life-threatening or life-altering traumatic brain injury (TBI) do better when they receive a medication called tranexamic acid (TXA) that is used to control bleeding in the body. Bryan Cotton, M.D., a professor in the Department of Surgery at the UTHealth Medical School, is the principal investigator for the Houston site.

 

UTHealth research shows mushroom extract, AHCC, helpful in treating HPV

A Japanese mushroom extract appears to be effective for the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a pilot clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

 

Memorial Hermann-TMC wins prestigious quality leadership award

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), one of two primary teaching hospitals for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has won the prestigious 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Award.

 

Bar attendance supports heavy drinking by young adults along US-Mexico border

New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, released Tuesday in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, shows that higher levels of drinking among United States-Mexico border young adults are closely linked to their patterns of bar attendance, but not to how they think about drinking.

 

Stanley G. Schultz, whose rehydration research helped save millions, has died

Stanley G. Schultz, M.D., a world-renowned investigator, educator and administrator at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, died Thursday, Oct. 23. He was 82 years old.

 

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In the Media

Texas environmental regulators question ozone's impact on health

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 10/27/2014

Arch "Chip" Carson, M.D., Ph.D., is quoted in this Houston Public Media piece about the possible health effects of reducing ozone in Houston.

 

Why women live longer

KTRH Radio, 10/27/2014

Deepa Vasudevan, M.D., commented on why women live longer than men in this KTRH Radio article.

 

Schultz, Houston dean who pioneered rehydration therapy, dies at 82

Houston Chronicle, 10/27/2014

The many accomplishments of the late Stanley Schultz, M.D., were featured in an article on the cover of the Houston Chronicle's City & State Section. 

 

Ebola: US patients do well

MedPage Today, 10/27/2014

In this MedPage Today article, Joseph McCormick, M.D., provides insight into why the Ebola mortality rate has been so much lower for patients in the United States.

 

Americans make prescription mistakes

KTRH Radio, 10/25/2014

Amitava Dasgupta, Ph.D., provided medication safety tips in this KTRH Radio interview.

 

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