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 MediaPaperCity, 11/13/2018
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
Houston 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.