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In the UTHealth Newsroom

UTHealth and Astros lead charge against Huntington’s disease and help patients have a ball

Living with Huntington’s disease can often feel like an endless battle, but patients and their families had the time of their lives watching the Houston Astros in action at Minute Maid Park.

 

UTHealth Makes Public Notification of Incident Related to Patient Information

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) announced today an unauthorized disclosure of protected health information potentially affecting approximately 1,800 patients.

 

Study launched on probiotics to help treat GI issues and improve aberrant behavior in autistic children

A small clinical trial underway at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is testing the hypothesis that probiotics can help improve gastrointestinal symptoms of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

 

UTHealth cancer fighters get CPRIT grants for research and prevention

Championing the war against cancer in the Lone Star State, the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) recently awarded grants totaling $7.4 million to investigators with The University of Texas Health Science at Houston (UTHealth).

 

Emergency resuscitation device increases cardiac arrest survival rate, study reports

When paramedics resuscitated cardiac arrest patients with a new type of breathing tube, their patients were more likely to survive, according to a University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)-led study in today’s JAMA.

 

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In the Media

Exos Aerospace on big quest with small rocket

Houston Chronicle, 09/20/2018

Michael Bungo, M.D., was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article on the growing number of companies building rockets and the medical experiments their executives hope to perform in space.



 

CDC Report: 4 percent of people living with Type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it.

FOX 26 News, 09/20/2018

This morning at FOX 26 News, Joy Cornthwaite, R.D., discussed a new CDC report showing that about 30 million Americans have diabetes and many of them don't know it. Joseph McCormick, M.D. M.S., also addressed this topic on SiriusXM's Beyond the Heart show.

 

Treating mosquito bites

FOX 26 News, 09/19/2018

This morning on FOX 26 News, Kenya Parks, M.D., of UT Physicians at the Heights told viewers how to treat mosquito bites.

 

World Alzheimer’s Day aims to raise awareness of this debilitating disease

FOX 26 News, 09/18/2018

Appearing live on FOX 26 News, Ines Moreno Gonzalez, Ph.D., invited viewers to a World Alzheimer's Day program sponsored by the UTHealth Consortium on Aging at noon Thursday at the IMM.

 

Can probiotics improve gastrointestinal problems in children

FOX 26 News, 09/15/2018

J. Marc Rhoads, M.D., was interviewed on FOX 26 News Saturday morning about his clinical trial on whether probiotics can help improve gastrointestinal symptoms of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read more in the Newsroom

 

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