In the UTHealth Newsroom
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.
Two new clinics devoted to treatment and education for patients who have suffered a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) have opened at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Bhavani Iyer, O.D., a low vision specialist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been awarded a grant to help Harris County residents whose vision problems cannot be corrected with eyeglasses, medication or surgery.
New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) shows that It’s Your Game…Keep it Real (IYG), a health education program designed to delay sexual behavior and promote healthy dating relationships, can significantly reduce dating violence behaviors among minority youth.
UTHealth research: Obese US firefighters report receiving no weight advice from their health provider
Obese and overweight firefighters are not receiving weight management advice from their health care providers, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
In the MediaFox 26 News, 07/14/2014
UTHealth weight loss expert Dr. Deborah Horn visited the Fox 26 studios to discuss the efficacy of a health fad called the "blood type" diet.
KTRH Radio, 07/14/2014
UTHealth's Dr. Jacqueline Phillips-Sabol says that negative emotions can affect cardiac function.
MedPage Today, 07/13/2014
It's a recurring theme -- a plague threatens to kill us all and a few brave souls work tirelessly to prevent doom. Dr. Kevin Morano from UTHealth discusses whether this type of plague is possible in the real world.
Indio Asian News Service, 07/11/2014
For teenagers who are victims of dating violence, a unique health education program, designed to delay sexual behaviour and promote healthy dating relationships, can significantly reduce the menace, according to new research from UTHealth.
Houston Chronicle, 07/11/2014
Jayne McWherter, director of UTHealth's dental hygiene program, is quoted in this Houston Chronicle story about the transforming role of dental hygienists