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Can previous exposure to west Nile alter the course of Zika?

(Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso) West Nile virus is no stranger to the US-Mexico border; thousands of people in the region have contracted the mosquito-borne virus in the past. But could this previous exposure affect how intensely Zika sickens someone now?

'My kid is in there,' UT Health San Antonio imaging studies confirm

(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) Structural and functional MRI in children resuscitated after drowning pinpoints the site of anoxic brain injury to regions controlling movement, while providing strong evidence that networks controlling perception and cognition remain largely intact.

Why do BRCA1 mutations cause predominantly breast and ovarian cancer?

(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, report a new, previously unrecognized function of the BRCA1 gene that explains why BRCA1 gene mutation carriers are at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

Micron-sized hydrogel cubes show highly efficient delivery of a potent anti-cancer drug

(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center have developed micro-cubes that can sponge up a hydrophobic anti-cancer drug and deliver it to cancer cells. Show More Summary

Gene mutation linked to retinitis pigmentosa in Southwestern US Hispanic families

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Thirty-six percent of Hispanic families in the U.S. with a common form of retinitis pigmentosa got the disease because they carry a mutation of the arrestin-1 gene, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.

Kopchicks give $10.5 million gift to MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School for fellows

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, of Athens, Ohio,...Show More Summary

UTHealth's Lenard Lichtenberger Tests Effectiveness of Lipidic Aspirin Formulation Against Cancer

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are testing the effectiveness of a soy-enriched aspirin formulation designed to fight colorectal cancer with fewer side effects.

UTHealth School of Public Health Awarded $2.6 Million to Address Social Needs of Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries in Harris County

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health have received a nearly $2.6 million grant for an innovative project that will address the social factors that affect the health of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries in Harris County.

Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging process

Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria. Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have identified bacterial genes...Show More Summary

UTHealth a Site for First-Ever Large NIDA Trial for Methamphetamine Use Disorder

With the rates of methamphetamine use reaching an all-time high in Texas, raising alarms for the Greater Houston area, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) researchers have launched a clinical trial to study a combination of medications designed to treat methamphetamine use disorder.

Stem cell trial for stroke patients suffering chronic motor deficits begins at UTHealth

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) A clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a stem cell product injected directly into the brain to treat chronic motor deficits from ischemic stroke has begun at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Why the US does not have universal health care, while many other countries do

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

By Timothy Callaghan, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Texas A&M University. House Speaker Paul Ryan walking into the Capitol on May 4, when the House voted narrowly to accept a bill he shepherded to replace Obamacare. Andrew Harnik/AP The lead-up to the...

Team uncovers novel epigenetic changes in leukemia

(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) UT Health San Antonio researchers discovered epigenetic changes that contribute to one-fifth of cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive cancer that arises out of the blood-forming cells in bone marrow. Show More Summary

New UTHealth study focuses on treatment for epilepsy caused by tuberous sclerosis

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) A clinical trial of a drug that researchers hope can prevent or delay the onset of epilepsy in children with tuberous sclerosis has begun at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

UTHealth researchers identify genes in children linked to stress, bipolar disorder

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Genetic alterations that can be modulated by stress have been identified in children at high risk for bipolar disorder, according to a recently published study by researchers at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Show More Summary

New UTHealth Study Focuses on Treatment for Epilepsy Caused by Tuberous Sclerosis

A clinical trial of a drug that researchers hope can prevent or delay the onset of epilepsy in children with tuberous sclerosis has begun at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHeal...

UT Health San Antonio team cures diabetes in mice without side effects

(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) A discovery made at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, increases the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin.

UTA team wins Brain Bowl neuroscience quiz show

(University of Texas at Arlington) A University of Texas at Arlington team has won the 2017 Brain Bowl organized by University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, beating out teams from Trinity University and the defending champions University of Texas at Dallas.

Hulin Wu, Ph.D., Named Chair of Biostatistics at UTHealth School of Public Health

Hulin Wu, Ph.D., has been selected as the new chair of the Department of Biostatistics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.

TTUHSC El Paso Breaks Ground on $83 Million Medical Sciences Building

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) officially broke ground on the Medical Sciences Building (MSB) II, an $83 million, 219,900-square-foot facility.

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