In the UTHealth Newsroom
Preadolescent youth who play violent video games for a significant amount of time each day are at greater risk for depression, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) released Monday in Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking.
The discovery of a new regulatory component in an infectious bacterium could aid efforts to explain its ability to survive in the human body, report microbiologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and University of Maryland, College Park, in the journal Science.
Nine faculty members of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have received the University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, which recognizes those who deliver the highest quality of instruction in the classroom, the laboratory, the field or online.
UTHealth researcher awarded $1.5 million grant from FEMA to address health of volunteer firefighters
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters’ nutrition and fitness and reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease.
UTHealth researchers discover infectious prion protein in urine of patients with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
The misfolded and infectious prion protein that is a marker for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease – linked to the consumption of infected cattle meat – has been detected in the urine of patients with the disease by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
In the MediaHealthDay, 08/21/2014
UTHealth's Joseph McCormick, M.D., was interviewed for a HealthDay article about the Ebola virus and recovery.
George Stancel, Ph.D., and the deans of the UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are featured in this Nature article about Texas Medical Center research.
Houston Chronicle, 08/20/2014
UTHealth's Dong Kim, M.D., was featured in this Houston Chronicle story by Kyrie O'Connor.
Houston Community Newspapers, 08/19/2014
Award winners and West University residents Patricia Butler, M.D.; Catherine M. Flaitz, D.D.S., M.S; Lillian S. Kao, M.D; and Beatrice J. Selwyn, Sc.D. are featured in this Houston Community Newspapers story.
Houston Chronicle, 08/19/2014
Academic Ranking of World Universities has ranked UTHealth a top university in clinical medicine and pharmacy for 2014.