In the UTHealth Newsroom
A safe, noninvasive weak electrical current delivery called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) will be investigated for its potential in treating schizophrenia patients in a study led by Raymond Cho, M.D., M.Sc., at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
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).
In the MediaHouston Chronicle, 09/21/2016
Richard Andrassy, M.D., was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about the late James H. "Red" Duke, Jr., M.D., who is the focus of an exhibit at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.
KPRC-TV Channel 2, 09/21/2016
Carlos Moreno, M.D., was featured in a "Hispanic Heritage Month" spot that will run regularly on KPRC-TV Channel 2 through Oct. 15.
FOX 26 News, 09/21/2016
Grant Davis, M.D., and a bariatric surgery patient who has lost 200 pounds were featured in a FOX 26 News story filmed at a UT Physicians clinic.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 09/19/2016
West Nile virus may be underreported, according to a study by Rodrigo Hasbun, M.D., M..P.H. He discussed his findings with the producers of a podcast for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.
Houstonia Magazine, 09/19/2016
Shreela Sharma, Ph.D., R.D., was included in a Houstonia Magazine story about Brighter Bites, a nonprofit she co-founded.