In the UTHealth Newsroom

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.


Team Ritter returns to race in TSC New York City Marathon

Friends and family members of people with thoracic aortic disease and fans of the late legendary comedic actor John Ritter will come together as Team Ritter to raise funds for the John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health (JRF) at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon.


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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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