In the UTHealth Newsroom
With temperatures dipping below freezing, consider the toll that frost is taking on your skin. The good news is experts from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) can help keep your skin in tip-top condition as the winter weather takes hold.
Project on improving lifesaving care for emergency trauma patients leads to pioneering clinical trial
Using an innovative quality improvement project to determine how to design an effective emergency trauma clinical trial, a team of surgeons at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) was able to launch the first-ever study on a high-risk damage control surgery for critical abdominal injuries.
A study of children who experienced mild traumatic brain injury revealed that almost a third of them were still dealing with headaches, irritability, difficulty concentrating and other post-injury issues a year later, reported researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in the journal Pediatrics.
Doctors could improve the care of high blood pressure by relying more on home blood pressure (BP) checks and not so much on the less-accurate office BP assessments, wrote health care quality experts from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in an editorial in the journal JAMA.
Close to 550 friends of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) gathered for the biennial Constellation Gala to honor Jane and Robert Cizik and celebrate the university’s advancements in health care education, scientific discovery and clinical care.
In the MediaKPRC-TV Channel 2, 11/15/2018
This morning on KPRC-TV Channel 2, N. Caryn McLellan, Au.D., commented on the hearing issues experienced by some frequent fliers.
MedPage Today, 11/14/2018
Adelaide Hebert, M.D., was quoted in a MedPage Today story about research that identified genetic and environmental risk factors for atopic dermatitis.
PaperCity Magazine society writer Shelby Hodge called the record-breaking Constellation Gala a "supernova" in her glowing review. Also covering the event, which raised $10.1 million to support education, research and clinical care programs, were TMC News and the Houston Chronicle. Visit the Newsroom to read more, see photos from the gala and watch a tribute video about Jane and Robert Cizik.
Houston Chronicle, 11/12/2018
Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., M.S., was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about the role of public health relating to pedestrian and cyclist safety.
Univision Houston Channel 45, 11/12/2018