In the UTHealth Newsroom
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.
Antibiotic resistance is predicted to be the No. 1 cause of death in the world by 2050, but a team of scientists and physicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is determined to help stop this grave prediction from becoming a reality.
The body’s internal clock could play a critical role in the fight against certain types of liver cancer, according to a preclinical study by scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The results were published recently in the journal Nature Communications.
In the MediaHouston Chronicle, 11/09/2018
Margo Melchor, R.D.H., M.Ed., Ed.D., and Kimberly Ruona, D.D.S., were quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about Friday's Give Vets a Smile event. The coverage also included a FOX 26 News story on Marine Corps veteran Dee Behn, who was among the 88 veterans who received free dental care.
KTRK-TV Channel 13, 11/09/2018
Iram Kazimi, M.D., spoke to KTRK-Channel 13 reporter Steve Campion about teen suicide, including possible signs that might alert parents, how to bring up the topic and questions to ask their teenager. Stories quoting her aired at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
TMC News, 11/08/2018
In observance of Veterans Day, TMC Pulse magazine ran a story on health care providers and trainees who have served in the military including Joseph Love, D.O., and McGovern Medical School student Robert Athey.
Syed Jafri, M.D, was quoted in a Healthline article about whether a common heart medication increases a patient's risk of lung cancer.
FOX 26 News, 11/08/2018
How In connection with National Family Caregivers Day, Jessica Lee, M.D., M.S., was interviewed by FOX 26 News about the many contributions of people who take care of loved ones.