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UTHealth Houston asks Houston residents about whether to participate in a trauma research study investigating treatment strategies for injured children in danger of bleeding to death

Photo of Charles S. Cox Jr., MD.

June 27, 2024

Bleeding is the most common cause of preventable death after injury. Researchers at UTHealth Houston are asking for community input on whether they should participate in a study that will compare two resuscitation treatments: whole blood versus traditional blood component therapy, and tranexamic acid versus no tranexamic acid. The goal is to compare which strategies can improve survival for children who have been seriously injured and are in danger of bleeding to death.

Sharing a long endometriosis journey to help others

Catherine Gray is all smiles these days now that she can be fully present with her young family. Her 20 years of pain are behind her thanks to best-practice endometriosis treatment by Mateo Leon, MD. (Photo by Brad Driver, UT Physicians)

May 20, 2024

From the day her period started at age 13, Catherine Gray experienced daily (often excruciating) pain that interfered with school, work, and her life as a young adult. She later had issues with her bladder, intestines, and bowel. What she didn’t realize was that she had endometriosis, and it was spreading to other organs. There were many days she couldn’t get out of bed.

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