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Photo of woman drinking wine, as researchers at UTHealth are investigating how to reduce stress-driven alcohol use. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Pilot study assesses if diabetes medicine can help reduce stress-driven alcohol use

Researchers are investigating if a medication used to regulate blood sugar can alter motivation to use alcohol by targeting the brain’s stress response system.

Photo of UTHealth’s Tricia Zucker, PhD. (Photo byMaricruz Kwon/UTHealth)

UTHealth’s Tricia Zucker earns Presidential Award for helping at-risk children

Highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to early career researchers is given to faculty member at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Photo of cardiac arrest patient Soma Ambadapudi and his UTHealth cardiologist Prakash Balan, MD, JD. (Photo by Rob Cahill/UTHealth)

Half marathon runner survives cardiac arrest

Runner required almost 50 minutes of CPR on the way to the hospital.

Photo of UTHealth assistant professor Debra Stewart, DDS  (Photo by Maricruz Kwon/UTHealth)

UTHealth teaches students how to make same-day crowns

UTHealth invests almost $1 million in digital dentistry program.

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