In the UTHealth Newsroom
A first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy (CP) has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
A commonly held belief is that men are responsible for spreading the human papillomavirus (HPV) to women, but new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) suggests it’s women who transmit the virus more often to men.
Two professors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) – Barry Davis, M.D., Ph.D., and Kevin Morano, Ph.D. – have been elected fellows into the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.
Rex Marco, M.D., professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, is the recipient of an award recognizing excellence in the treatment of a type of cancer called sarcoma.
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) have been awarded a $2.8 million grant to continue studying the role of certain genes and environmental toxins in autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in Jamaican children.
In the MediaWRCB-TV, 12/06/2013
The number of holiday decorating-related injuries in on the rise. Dr. Carlos Roldan offers tips for preventing slips, falls and other accidents this holiday season.
KTRH radio, 12/06/2013
There are estimates that 135 million people will have some form of dementia by the year 2050. That's three times as many as today. Dr. Carmel Dyer says the increasing numbers should be expected due to the aging of the planet’s population.
Medium magazine, 12/05/2013
Caffeine has a potential role in the deaths of marathon runners. UTHealth's Dr. John Higgins explains.
This week in HealthLeader, a grateful patient and Drs. William Ondo and Sudha Tallavajhula describe restless leg syndrome and its symptoms, causes and treatment options.
FOX 26 News, 12/04/2013
UTHealth's Dr. Robert Emery discusses health and safety risks associated with stolen radioactive materials.