A high-risk esophageal cancer patient got a new chance at life, thanks to a groundbreaking surgical technique offered at UT Physicians.
Using a combination of biomarkers and mood assessments, researchers will study how pregnant women who are experiencing depression respond to different antidepressants in a clinical trial funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health to UTHealth Houston. Depression affects approximately 12% of pregnant women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Method for detecting waves of COVID-19 infections can shape critical public health decisions during a pandemic
A method that combines case investigation data from local health departments and hospitalizations records from local institutions allows for the objective detection of new waves of infection during a pandemic, according to research from UTHealth Houston.
As the newly named vice president of community engagement for UTHealth Houston, geriatrician Holly Holmes, MD, will have the opportunity to amplify the university's geriatrics program, as well as other unique initiatives.
Among people with obesity, nearly 30% gained significant weight during the COVID-19 pandemic due to mental health factors
Stress, anxiety, depression, and lack of sleep contributed to weight gain over the COVID-19 pandemic for people with obesity, according to researchers at UTHealth Houston and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Populations in U.S. counties defined as more vulnerable based on social factors including socioeconomic status and racial/ethnic minority status were significantly less likely to receive timely breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screenings, according to research from UTHealth Houston.
A four-year, $1.2 million grant that will help create a vaccine knowledge base has been given to researchers at UTHealth Houston, which is a subcontractor on a larger, $3.7 million grant awarded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
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