In the UTHealth Newsroom
We are fortunate to count military veterans and uniformed service members among our many faces of UTHealth. On Veterans Day and every day, we stand united in honor of our students, educators, clinical providers, researchers and administrative personnel who have served in the military. We do this through our ongoing commitment to a diverse, inclusive and supportive environment at UTHealth and through service to active military personnel and veterans in our community.
A same-day procedural therapy to improve glucose control for Type 2 diabetes patients will be investigated in a UTHealth pilot study. Absalon D. Gutierrez, MD, and Nirav C. Thosani, MD, are among the first physician-researchers in the country to assess the safety and effectiveness of The Revita™ System, designed to help improve blood sugar levels without the need for additional medications.
The McGovern Medical School cyclotron has been removed, but trace amounts of radioactivity may still remain in the six-foot thick concrete vault.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is one of the top agencies in Texas for working with Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs), according to a recent report issued by the Texas Comptroller’s Office.
Two grants totaling nearly $3.7 million will support the efforts to combat obesity and help Texas children achieve healthy lifestyles through the mission of the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living.
In the MediaHealthDay, 01/16/2019
Brooks D. Cash, MD, was featured in a Healio article about addressing constipation caused by opioid use.
FOX 26 News, 01/15/2019
Michael Weaver, MD, was interviewed on FOX 26 News this morning about the rise in opioid overdose deaths.
FOX 26 News, 01/14/2019
This morning on FOX 26 News, Margo Melchor, RDH, MEd, EdD, showed viewers how to floss correctly.
FOX 26 News, 01/12/2019
During an appearance on FOX 26 News, John Higgins, MD, discussed the pros and cons of plant-based protein versus animal-based protein for a story previewing the 29th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 2.