Transgender men face significant health and social disparities, including barriers to health care, research, and essential HIV-related conversations with their health care providers. That is why Paige Wermuth, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in the Department of Management, Policy, and Community Health, and graduate student Lou Weaver of The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth Houston) School of Public Health are launching a pilot project to examine and develop communication materials for trans men and their health care providers regarding HIV prevention.
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).
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).
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.
Oropharyngeal cancer incidence among men is continuing to rise rapidly in nearly all 50 states and among women living in states in the Midwest and Southeast regions, according to a new study by investigators at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) School of Public Health in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
A nationwide effort to adequately vaccinate 8 in 10 adolescents against the human papillomavirus (HPV) could prevent 934,000 cases of virus-associated, male oropharyngeal cancer over this century, reported investigators at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) School of Public Health in The Lancet Regional Health—Americas.
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