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A new study from Cizik School of Nursing examines whether and how telehealth can help young adults living with HIV transition from pediatric to adult care. (Photo by Getty Images)

Cizik School of Nursing researcher studying telehealth for HIV care transitions

Young adults living with HIV often have trouble transitioning from pediatric to adult care, and a new study from UTHealth Houston looks at whether and how telehealth can help.

Huy Hoang, MD, emergency medicine resident with UTHealth Houston Emergency Department, trains SpaceX Polaris Dawn mission's medical officer Anna Menon (left) and mission specialist Sarah Gillis (right) in lifesaving techniques. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston Emergency Medicine provides training to Polaris Dawn crewmembers

Along with educating students, residents, and fellows in the most advanced lifesaving therapies on Earth, UTHealth Houston Department of Emergency Medicine is helping to prepare members of the Polaris Dawn crew to handle medical emergencies in space. The Department of Emergency Medicine, which has been training NASA astronauts in emergency medical care for more than 10 years, recently welcomed Polaris Dawn’s medical officer Anna Menon and mission specialist Sarah Gillis for a week-long space medicine training session.

A study led by UTHealth Houston found that in 2018, U.S. adults age 50-54 were less likely to be screened for colorectal cancer than U.S. adults age 70-75. (Photo by Getty Images)

Eligible younger U.S. adults less likely to meet recommended colorectal cancer screening guidelines and face greater disparities

Younger adults living in the U.S. are less likely to be screened for colorectal cancer than older U.S. adults, despite now being eligible under new screening guidelines, and face greater disparities than older U.S. adults who are eligible for screening, according to research from UTHealth Houston.

Researchers tested different ways of providing food to families who have limited access to healthy foods. (Photo by Getty Images)

Study finds easy access to produce, resources boosts healthy eating for central Texas kids

Providing caregivers easy access to produce and flexible resources can lead to improvements in kids’ diets in a short time, according to a new study co-authored by researchers with UTHealth School of Public Health together with researchers from Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.






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