The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced that a proposal by UTHealth to create a sustainable health care delivery solution for individuals experiencing homelessness is in the Top 100 for the foundation’s 100&Change competition. As a semifinalist, UTHealth is vying for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges.
Adequate folate levels linked to lower cardiovascular mortality risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Decreased folate levels in the bloodstream have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, shedding light on why those patients are more susceptible to heart and vascular disease, according to research published today in JAMA Network Open by experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
An evaluation of needs and assets required to help to prevent pregnancy among youth in the foster care program in the Houston area will begin with data collection by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Proactive outreach, including knocking on the doors of individuals who recently overdosed on opioids, can be an effective way to engage more people who have opioid use disorder with long-term care, according to researchers at UTHealth.
UT Physicians, HCPC, Memorial Hermann, LBJ Hospital earn age-friendly recognition
More than 10,000 uninsured patients sought care at Texas emergency departments for lifesaving kidney dialysis in 2017, incurring more than $21.8 million in hospital costs, according to researchers from UTHealth.
A broken heart for Valentine’s Day sounds like the plot of a romantic comedy. But for Rebekah Holl, a literal broken heart was her reality on Feb. 14, 2019. Born with a rare defect called d-Transposition of the Great Arteries, she underwent open-heart surgery as an infant to correct the way blood circulates throughout her body. Though rare, congenital heart defects are the most common form of birth defects – affecting about 1% or 40,000 births per year in the U.S.
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