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Nine ways to make your skin shine in 2019

Image of woman washing face. Photo credit is Getty Images

December 21, 2018

New year, new you – the pressure to be the best version of yourself builds in January, including the need to be comfortable in your own skin.



A shocking diagnosis

Cory Welch

December 14, 2018

Cory Welch appreciates his second chance at life. “I look at life differently now,” he says, “and I am reminded it is a tremendous gift.”


The new gold standard?

Dr. Steven Canfield

December 13, 2018

A small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer has begun at UTHealth. It is the first trial of its kind in the world.


UTHealth experts spill beans on festive party food preferences

Photo of festive party food. Photo credit is Getty Images.

December 13, 2018

With the holiday party season in full swing, deciding what to wear can be the biggest headache. But paying attention to what you eat at such occasions might reveal it’s your diet more in need of a makeover. The good news is experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) can help.


5 simple ways to stay healthy during holiday travel

December 13, 2018

Holiday travel can take a toll on your health if you are not careful, according to Amy Laude, M.D., a family medicine practitioner with UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


Doctors test promising presurgical treatment for oral cancer

Photo of UTHealth’s Simon Young, DDS, MD, PhD, who is testing a postage stamp-sized patch designed to shrink oral cancer. PHOTO CREDIT: Maricruz Kwon, UTHealth

November 30, 2018

Hoping to increase the survival rate for oral cancer, doctors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are participating in a multicenter, phase one/two clinical trial on a drug-releasing patch designed to shrink tumors prior to surgery.


Mending the Body and Mind

Cody Comeaux, Patient

November 28, 2018

The car accident was bad. Cracked skull. Broken face. Crushed ankles. Limited brain activity. Coma


A paradigm shift for stroke

Dr Sean Savitz and stroke patient

November 28, 2018

Unbeknownst to Sean I. Savitz, MD, his professional career would take on a momentum of its own when he was recruited to join McGovern Medical School at UTHealth faculty more than 10 years ago as a stroke specialist with a background in stem cells.



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