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Children to bear the burden of negative health effects from climate change

The grim effects that climate change will have on pediatric health outcomes was the focus of a “Viewpoint” article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation by Susan E. Pacheco, MD, an expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Photo of Dr. Amrou Sarraj. Photo is by Maricruz Kwon from UTHealth

Both simple and advanced imaging can predict best stroke patient candidates for thrombectomy

Both simple and advanced computed tomography (CT) were effective in accurately predicting which stroke patients would benefit from endovascular thrombectomy to remove a large cerebral clot, but together they were even better, reported researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

 

Photo of UTHealth’s Holger Eltzschig, MD, PhD, and Cynthia Ju, PhD (Photo by Terry Vine)

UTHealth Center for Perioperative Medicine seeks to enhance surgical outcomes

The safety of anesthesia care during surgery has come a long way since its introduction in 1846 and UTHealth wants to keep the momentum going.

Photo of traditional tai chi demonstration at last year's Lunar New Year celebration at UT Physicians Multispecialty-International District. (Photo provided by UT Physicians).

UT Physicians to celebrate Lunar New Year Jan. 30

Musical performances, dancing, games and red envelopes! That’s right. It is the Year of the Rat and time to celebrate! UT Physicians Multispecialty – International District is hosting Healthy – For Good!, its second annual Lunar New Year celebration Thursday, Jan. 30.


Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census

UTHealth announced it would be part of the Texas Communities Count initiative to support a complete 2020 Census count. (L to R: Kristina Mena, PhD; El Paso Mayor Dee Margo; Louis Brown, PhD; Denise Vasquez, MPH; and Sylvia Hernando. Photo by UTHealth).

To make sure historically undercounted populations along the Texas-Mexico border are included in the 2020 census, faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are joining forces with the U.S. Census Bureau, community health workers, and local organizations to launch a collaborative campaign in the El Paso region.





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