External News Coverage

Keep nap time as short as possible

KTRH Radio, 04/15/2014

A Houston doctor says some new study results suggest taking long naps might impact your health, negatively. UTHealth family practitioner Dr. Deepa Vasudevan says she thinks power naps can be good, but the results of the British study show this is something which needs to be looked at more closely.


Por qué los hospitales de Texas tienen menos casos de infecciones

La Voz, 04/13/2014

En algunos casos, el paciente tiene temor a aparecer como irrespetuoso, algo que sucede en particular con los latinos, dice el doctor Luis Ostrosky, especialista en enfermedades infecciosas del Centro de Ciencias Médicas de la Universidad de Texas, en Houston.


Bacteria que come la carne

Univision Houston, 04/12/2014

Salud es vida, experto de UTHealth habla sobre esta bacteria que se caracteriza por comer la carne.


Pre-K career day photos presage kids' futures

Houston Chronicle, 04/12/2014

Dr. Susan Landry of the Children's Learning Institute is featured in this Houston Chronicle article on high-quality pre-K programs.


Combating childhood obesity

HealthLeader, 04/10/2014

Even with a recent national decline in childhood obesity, there is still work to be done. This week in HealthLeader, our experts from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living discuss how local communities are the key to making our children healthier.


Junk food makes you lazy

KTRH Radio, 04/09/2014

A study of lab rats shows junk food can lead to both obesity and laziness. UTHealth cardiologist Dr. John Higgins says he's not surprised to hear junk food causes laziness. The ingredients in junk food and fast food are bad for heart health.


Family-based weight loss

Today's Dietitian, 04/08/2014

Weight is a common topic at dinner tables across America, whether revealing itself in open discussion or unspoken actions. UTHealth's Dr. Deanna Hoelscher provides tips and strategies for families to lose weight together.


Nurses' calm and compassion ease patient suffering

Healthline News, 04/07/2014

There’s an art to telling someone it’s going to be OK, and for those who master it, this empathy and kindness can have a significant impact on a patient's recovery. “We bring humanity to the patient when we express our own humanity,” said UTHealth's Dr. Elda G. Ramirez.


Alzheimer’s tests on the horizon?

National Geographic, 04/07/2014

UTHealth research is highlighted in this National Geographic article about Dr. Claudio Soto's efforts to develop tests for Alzheimer's disease.


Four year old Houston girl hears clearly for the first time

Fox 26 News, 04/06/2014

A local girl with severe hearing loss clearly hears her mother's voice for first time. UTHealth's Dr. Soham Roy shares how this moment became possible.


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