In the UTHealth Newsroom
In the United States, approximately 179 million cases of acute diarrhea occur each year, and most of those cases are entirely preventable, a researcher from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) concluded in a New England Journal of Medicine review article released today.
An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in a Brazilian patient. The report appeared in the April 17 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
As part of an initiative to hire more veterans, the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and its member institutions will host a job fair for veterans and spouses of deceased veterans on Thursday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hornberger Conference Center, 2151 W. Holcombe Blvd.
The second annual Stomp Out Stroke! Festival of Life to raise stroke awareness will be hosted by the Stroke Team of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) on May 3 at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., in downtown Houston.
The Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at UTHealth Medical School will offer free cancer screenings in observance of the 17th annual Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW) on Thursday, April 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the 27th Floor of the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza (6400 Fannin Street, Houston, TX).
In the MediaUltimate Katy, 04/22/2014
The Houston Chronicle's Ultimate Katy section did a feature story about FT Omidele, who will be graduating next month from the UTHealth Medical School and will soon begin her pediatric residency.
Fox 26 News, 04/21/2014
About 600,000 people die of heart disease every year in the U.S., while many more will suffer from, but survive, a painful heart attack. Fox 26 News spoke with UTHealth's Dr. John Higgins to find out about healthy foods that can strengthen your heart.
McAllen Monitor, 04/21/2014
UTHealth Drs. Darla Kendzor, Joseph McCormick and Susan Fisher-Hoch co-authored a column about diabetes and depression in the Rio Grande Valley.
Houston Chronicle, 04/18/2014
UTHealth is one of close to a dozen institutions in the Texas Medical Center that will be recruiting military veterans during a job fair on Thursday, April 24. The Houston Chronicle did a story about the hiring event and interviewed Andy Botello, a veteran who was hired by UTHealth during last year's job fair.
KUHF Houston Matters, 04/18/2014
In this segment, UTHealth's Dr. Jason Burnett discusses what elder abuse is, ways to spot it and efforts in Houston to prevent it.