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Antonio L. Teixeira, MD, PhD, professor in the Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and director of the Neuropsychiatry Program at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

In patients with mild cognitive impairment, apathy can be a predictor of Alzheimer’s disease

The presence of apathy in patients with mild cognitive impairment is strongly linked to a progression to Alzheimer’s disease, giving physicians a possible early diagnosis tool, according to UTHealth Houston research published recently in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

UT Physicians and Brighter Bites help bring a variety of fruits and vegetables to families to improve their health. (Photo by Brighter Bites)

New clinic program adds colorful bites for brighter futures

Have you ever tried a chocolate tomato or purchased a vibrant pink dragon fruit?

These exotic-sounding fruits and vegetables are part of a unique pilot study at two UT Physicians clinics that offers prescriptions for free produce in an effort to improve dietary behaviors in children.

Hoelscher appointed to serve on national committee to advise the development of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines

Hoelscher appointed to serve on national committee to advise the development of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The Committee will be tasked with reviewing the current body of science on key nutrition topics and developing a scientific report that includes its independent assessment of the evidence and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Food and Drug Administration as they develop the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (the Guidelines).

Recent research on a novel approach to the treatment of pancreatic cancer, from the lab of Jennifer Bailey, PhD, has been published in Cancer Immunology Research. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

Radiofrequency ablation successful in reducing pancreatic tumor progression in preclinical trial

Recent research on a novel approach to the treatment of pancreatic cancer, from the lab of Jennifer Bailey, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, has been published in Cancer Immunology Research.


Meet the voices of the IT Solution Center: David Posado

Back Row (L to R): David Posado; Brian Yegge; Ruben Valle Jr.; Tina Bryant; Naja Brightmon; Olaide Iyiola. Front Row (L to R): Alexander Brooks; Brian Thomas; Terry Ponder; Tiffany Hudson; David Schulman. (Photo by Nathan Jeter/UTHealth Houston)

When UTHealth Houston staff, faculty, or students need to call the IT Solution Center — also known as the “Help Desk” — the highly skilled people who answer those calls do not work for a vendor or happen to be in another country. They are all full-time UTHealth Houston employees who are dedicated call responders, working together to get computers or mobile devices up and running again.





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