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In the UTHealth Newsroom

MicroSeismic, UT Physicians make sound investment in children with hearing loss

William Gonzalez, a junior at Aldine High School, will no longer have to strain to hear his teachers thanks to a new set of hearing aids donated by the MicroSeismic oilfield services company and fitted by the audiology team with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


New research could banish guilty feeling for consuming whole dairy products

Enjoying full-fat milk, yogurt, cheese and butter is unlikely to send people to an early grave, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


UTHealth offers tips to get children back on a school sleep schedule

To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or she is well-rested when the bell sounds, according to Reeba Mathew, M.D., a sleep expert with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas of Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


Alarming trend shows first-time smoking among young adults

Millennials living more dangerously  and settling down later could be creating a new generation of addicted smokers and e-cigarette users, according to the surprising results of research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


UT Physicians now offers expanded services in Greater Heights

As part of the UT Physicians mission to expand specialty care outside of the Texas Medical Center, a new clinic has opened in Greater Heights that will focus on gastroenterology, obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology


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In the Media

Drug epidemic

KHOU TV Channel 11, 07/11/2018

In a live broadcast on KHOU-TV Channel 11, Amitava Dasgupta, Ph.D., addressed the health risks associated with a life-threatening recreational drug called fentanyl.


Customized mouthguards

FOX 26 News, 07/11/2018

Michael Miller, D.D.S., was interviewed by FOX 26 News anchor Melissa Wilson about mouthguards for student athletes


Alarming trend shows first-time smoking among young adults

Science Daily, 07/09/2018

Research by Cheryl Perry, Ph.D., revealing an alarming increase in first-time smoking among young adults has appeared in nine media outlets including MedicalXpress, Science Daily, News Medical Life Sciences and MedicalResearch.


Too much TV at age 2 can lead to bad health as teens

FOX 26 News, 07/09/2018

In an interview on FOX 26 News, Soniely Lugo-Ruiz, M.D., commented on a study showing that toddlers watching too much TV can lead to health issues later in life.


National Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

FOX 26 News, 07/07/2018

In observance of National Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, Ankur Kamdar, M.D., of UT Physicians did an interview with FOX 26 News about the disease's diagnosis and treatment.


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