A study designed to determine how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to help clinicians treat patients with brain hemorrhages is underway at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).
After examining Kristi Taylor in November 2020, J. William Lindsey, MD, a neurologist with UTHealth Houston, determined she was an ideal candidate for a clinical trial that is testing the efficacy and safety of fenebrutinib – a medication that inhibits the activity of certain malignant white blood cells – on the progression of disability in adult participants with primary progressive multiple sclerosis.
As health care evolves over the next 10 years, many providers will switch out their current electronic health record (EHR) system for a new one due to health system mergers or to keep up with the trends. Because EHR switches can cause care disruptions, researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Baylor College of Medicine suggest following six key guidelines for an easy and safe transition.
The first time Sonia Estrada saw her son Jae blow a bubble, it brought tears to her eyes. The seemingly simple act marked a major milestone for the now 7-year-old Jae, who was born with a cleft lip and palate – birth defects that occur when a baby’s lip or mouth do not form properly during pregnancy.
But thanks to pediatric plastic surgeon Matthew Greives, MD, director of the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team, Jae has progressed tremendously and remains on the right track with his medical care.
Study reveals why cervical cancer screening rates are declining, which populations are most affected
Rates of cervical cancer screening have dropped in the U.S., with screening rates lowest among Asian and Hispanic women, as well as women who live in rural areas, don’t have insurance, or identify as LGBQ+, according to researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).
An innovative academic drug discovery program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) has earned Zhiqiang An, PhD, professor and director of the Texas Therapeutics Institute of the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine at McGovern Medical School, a fellowship with the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Krista Patlovich organized “Papou’s 5K” on Dec. 11 to honor her beloved father Nick Georgas, who died in December 2020 from COVID-19-related complications. The event raised more than $10,000 for COVID-19 research at UTHealth Houston.
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