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Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say

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Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

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Brain Illness that Crippled Teen Isn’t Defining his Future

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Comatose and unable to talk for nearly a year and half, a 24-year-old is again living a normal life. Harris Health System's medical team identified his condition as anti-N-methyl D-aspartate receptor encephalitis (anti-NMDA), a rare, and sometimes, difficult disease to identify and properly treat.

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John S. Butler Named New Director of Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs

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UT Austin Management Professor John Sibley Butler has been named director of the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL) effective Jan. 1, 2018.

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UTHealth Study Finds That Male Virgins Can Still Acquire HPV

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Men who have never engaged in sexual intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Infectious Diseases by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.

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Autism Therapy: Social Behavior Restored via Brain Stimulation

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Scientists are examining the feasibility of treating autistic children with neuromodulation after a new study showed social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation.

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Treatable Condition Could Be Mistaken for Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder

Researchers at Houston Methodist believe that a significant number of people diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have a treatable immune system condition. A new research study could have a significant impact on the millions diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, including many homeless.

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HIPEC Cancer Treatment Allows Woman’s Race for Life to Run Its Course

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Having battled cancer twice – the latest round using a new chemotherapy/surgery combo – Deborah Sexauer is racing to celebrate the many obstacles she’s had to conquer along the way.

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Expert: Transgender History is Important for Political Conversations

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UTHealth Researchers Link Epigenetic Aging to Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder may involve accelerated epigenetic aging, which could explain why persons with the disorder are more likely to have – and die from – age-related diseases, according to researchers from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

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New Animal Model for Zika Developed at Texas Biomed Useful for Testing Vaccines and Treatments

An alternative animal model that mimics key features of the Zika virus infection, including its lingering presence in bodily fluids, has been developed at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio.







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