Timothy Vance does a lot of driving in his position as an asset protection specialist with a well-known convenience store chain. During one of these road trips in late 2019, he noticed that sitting for these long periods of time was becoming painful.
At 30 weeks pregnant, most women would be putting the finishing touches on the nursery, rounding up remaining baby gear, and packing their hospital bag. But Jacqueline Parchem, MD, was faced with an additional task – deciding whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine despite limited data for pregnant women.
Researchers receive DOD funding to expand study of investigational drug to prevent ARDS in COVID-19 patients
Researchers evaluating whether an investigational oral drug, vadadustat, can help prevent acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in COVID-19 patients were awarded $5.1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to expand the Phase II clinical trial at UTHealth.
A lack of a protein in the brain that keeps our tissues healthy as we age is linked to Alzheimer’s disease, according to recent research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Twenty-four-year-old Caroline Love of Sugar Land, Texas, sits in front of the microphone as the “On Air” sign lights up and she begins to speak – which for someone who at one time couldn’t speak or hear is something of a miracle.
For many people, dementia creeps in, taking a memory here, the ability to do an ordinary task there, a name or place that used to be able to be recalled with ease. And the journey is different for everyone.
Now, a free handbook written to help people navigate first steps after diagnosis of dementia is available from experts from The UTHealth Consortium on Aging.
As COVID-19 vaccines become available to those on the front lines of the pandemic response and the general public, The University of Texas System and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are partnering with state and local officials to strongly encourage vaccination.
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