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Scientists Pinpoint Brain Networks Responsible for Naming Objects

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have identified the brain networks that allow you to think of an object name and then verbalize that thought. The study appeared in the July issue of BRAIN. It...
14-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Research Shows Surprising Scale of Health Benefits for Biggest Losers

When it comes to shedding pounds, it pays to think big, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
14-Aug-2018 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Americans May Have Outgrown Traditional Advice of Having a Varied Diet

When it comes to diet in the Western world of overconsumption where cheap convenience food rules, the age-old adage “everything in moderation” has been put to the test, prompting the American Heart Association (AHA) to issue a science advisory...
9-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Back to School: Advocating for Your Child’s Health

If you’re the parent of a child with a significant health issue, this time of year means more than just shopping for a colorful new backpack. The safety and success of your child at school is the result of your careful planning and forming...
2-Aug-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Back To School: Finding Comfort In Their Own Skin

Every parent wants their child to feel comfortable in their own skin, but this can seem impossible if that child is afflicted with bad acne or constantly itching from eczema. Such conditions take a terrible toll, as Adelaide Hebert, M.D., professor...
2-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


UTHealth offers tips to get children back on a school sleep schedule

To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or she is well-rested when the bell sounds, according to Reeba Mathew, M.D., a sleep expert with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas of...
12-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Research Could Banish Guilty Feeling for Consuming Whole Dairy Products

Enjoying full-fat milk, yogurt, cheese and butter is unlikely to send people to an early grave, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
11-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Alarming Trend Shows First-Time Smoking Among Young Adults

Millennials living more dangerously and settling down later could be creating a new generation of addicted smokers and e-cigarette users, according to the surprising results of research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston...
9-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Back To School: Thinking Outside the Carton

Deciding what to give your children to eat and drink is a minefield these days, even when it comes to milk. Once almost universally regarded as a daily dietary staple packed with vitamins and minerals essential for good health, its relationship with...
2-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT

July 26 Marks 28 Years of ADA: Disability Rights Champ Lex Frieden Says Much Work Remains

13-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT


Joseph Mccormick, M.D. - Ebola Investigator Involved in 1976 Outbreak Available to Discuss His Experiences and Provide Insight on Current Outbreak

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Expert Available to Talk About Ricin

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UTHealth Faculty Offers Tips for a Safe Holiday

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UTHealth's Principal Investigator for RESPECT Trial on PFO Closure and Stroke, Available for Interviews

25-Oct-2012 10:40 AM EDT

UTHealth Public Policy Expert Available to Comment on Health Care Reform Decision and Impact on Texas

27-Jun-2012 6:30 PM EDT

Emergency Medicine Chair at UTHealth Available to Comment on Supreme Court's Decision on ACA

27-Jun-2012 6:25 PM EDT

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