In the UTHealth Newsroom
Arlo F. Weltge, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of emergency medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has received the John A. Rupke Legacy Award for his lifelong commitment to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
Conclusive data show that hydroxyurea therapy offers safe and effective disease management of sickle cell anemia and reduces the risk of stroke, according to a multi-institutional study that included researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have received a $1.6 million grant for a preclinical study investigating whether a probiotic might be helpful in preventing a life-threatening condition in pre-term infants called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics has been awarded grants totaling $7.3 million to enhance health care and biomedical discovery through the use of health information technology.
Offering small financial incentives doubles smoking cessation rates among socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The findings were published today in the American Journal of Public Health.
In the MediaRadioMD, 11/18/2014
John Higgins, M.D., discussed a reported link between obesity and mental sharpness on a RadioMD medical program hosted by Melanie Cole.
WOAI Radio, 11/18/2014
Darla Kendzor, Ph.D., spoke with a reporter from WOAI Radio about new research showing that small financial incentives double the quit rate among socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers.
Univision Houston Channel 45, 11/18/2014
Kenya Parks, M.D., was included in a story about juvenile arthritis that aired on Univision Houston Channel 45.
Government Health IT, 11/17/2014
Stephanie Parker, R.N., was interviewed for this Government Health IT story about the potential financial benefits of the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit.
Stefan Ursu, M.D., Ph.D., was interviewed by an EverydayHealth.com writer for a story about therapeutic touch for anxiety.