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From lack of food to chronic illness, 2018 Health of Houston Survey sheds light on residents

A snapshot of health conditions revealing the disparities across 38 neighborhood areas in Harris County has been published in the 2018 Health of Houston Survey by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.

Photo of Dr. Sean Savitz seated in his laboratory. He has been researching stem cells for more than a decade and is the author of a paper published in the journal Stem Cells.

Imaging reveals new results from landmark stem cell trial for stroke

Researchers led by Sean I. Savitz, MD, reported today in the journal Stem Cells that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I trial were not only safe and feasible, but also resulted in enhanced recovery compared to a matched historical control group.

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Most American adults do not know that HPV causes oral, anal, and penile cancers

More than 70% of U.S. adults are unaware that human papillomavirus (HPV) causes anal, penile, and oral cancers, according to an analysis led by researchers at UTHealth School of Public Health and published in the current issue of JAMA Pediatrics.

Texas Senate Bill 20 news conference

UTHealth, local officials outline new plan to help child sex trafficking survivors

Texas legislators, pediatric trauma psychiatrists from UTHealth, and the Houston Police Department recently came together to discuss a new state law designed to help child sex trafficking survivors recover.






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