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UTHealth research finds telemedicine stroke patients receive consistent care 24/7

Stroke patients examined remotely by a teleneurologist were treated as quickly and effectively after hours as during normal business hours, according to new research by UTHealth.

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Pediatric endocrinologist gives iconic “Mona Lisa” a second medical opinion

Michael Yafi, MD, refutes the most recent hypothesis that “Lisa” had hypothyroidism and psychomotor retardation.

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Pramod Dash named chair of neurobiology and anatomy at UTHealth

The department's mission is to "find a cure for diseases of the brain."

Photo of James Langabeer, PhD, MBA, and his research team created a new metric to measure the areas of the U.S. that have the greatest need for opioid treatment programs. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Novel study compares opioid deaths to treatment capacity by region to illustrate disadvantaged areas nationwide

Ohio, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia have the highest disparity between opioid-related deaths and access to treatment providers for opioid use disorder (OUD) in the U.S. That finding comes from a first-of-its-kind research study conducted at UTHealth to investigate the regional imbalances that exist between the need for OUD treatment and access to providers nationwide.

Tips for behavioral therapy just a click away in free program

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It’s another torrential rainfall in the Houston area and your backyard begins to fill up. As you watch, your heart starts to race, you can’t take a full breath, and you know that at any minute you will get the shakes. What do you do? Help could be just a click away!

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