In the UTHealth Newsroom
Anka A. Vujanovic, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has begun a study examining the effects of post-traumatic stress symptom severity and distress tolerance on psychiatric inpatient treatment.
Millions of people in the United States have a circulatory problem of the legs called peripheral vascular disease. It can be painful and may even require surgery in serious cases. This disease can lead to severe skeletal muscle wasting and, in turn, limb amputation.
The International Society of Anthrozoology (ISAZ) recently announced at their annual meeting in Vienna that Sandra M. Branson, Ph.D., R.N., and Lisa Boss, Ph.D., R.N. – both assistant professors at the UTHealth School of Nursing – are the recipients of this year’s $45,000 collaborative research grant. Their award-winning study is titled, “Biobehavioral profiles of attachment to cats in community-dwelling elderly.”
Anesthesiologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School are taking personalized medicine into the Preoperative Anesthesia Clinic at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.
Children’s Learning Institute to improve school readiness by studying different instructional approaches
A total of $7 million in grants received by the Children’s Learning Institute at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will fund projects to compare the effectiveness of different instructional approaches and learning environments in order to improve the school readiness skills of at-risk preschool children.
In the MediaHealthLeader, 07/23/2014
In this week's HealthLeader, Dr. Deborah Pearson discusses ADHD in adults.
Houston Chronicle, 07/23/2014
UTHealth's Dr. Ian Butler is among the experts quoted in this Houston Chronicle story about concussions.
USA Today, 07/22/2014
In this USA Today article about genetic ties to schizophrenia, UTHealth's Dr. Consuela Walss-Bass discussed risks associated with the disease.
KTRH Radio, 07/22/2014
UTHealth's Dr. Eugene Boisaubin was interviewed for this KTRH radio story about the advertisement of prescription drugs.
KROI Radio, 07/22/2014
An Ohio teenager died after consuming pure, powered caffeine he bought online, and now the FDA is warning people that too much caffeine can kill you. UTHealth's Dr. John Higgins agrees, and he’s particularly concerned about the powdered caffeine linked to this young man’s death.