April 21, 2023
D. Bradley “Brad” McWilliams has made a transformational commitment of $22 million to UTHealth Houston School of Biomedical Informatics that will enable the school, one of the largest biomedical informatics programs in the world, to accelerate its mission to reshape the future of medicine and health care through artificial intelligence, data science, and informatics.
April 17, 2023
When a person reads a sentence, two distinct networks in the brain are activated, working together to integrate the meanings of the individual words to obtain more complex, higher-order meaning, according to a study at UTHealth Houston.
April 13, 2023
The presence of a misfolded alpha-synuclein protein can be used to determine if people have Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study using technology developed by a researcher at UTHealth Houston. This biomarker could pave the way for the development of better diagnostic tools and new treatment options for the disease.
April 6, 2023
The U.S. experienced an unprecedented number of group A streptococcal infections in children from October to December of 2022, which should alert physicians to check for the potentially deadly infectious disease as the country moves out of the pandemic, according to research published by UTHealth Houston.
March 29, 2023
Cluster headache and migraine are both strongly linked to the internal clock that regulates body processes known as the circadian system, according to new research from UTHealth Houston.
March 28, 2023
While the outpatient management of stroke survivors through telehealth is prone to multiple barriers, it offers many advantages for addressing health equity in stroke survivors, according to a review from UTHealth Houston.
March 24, 2023
How women with heart disease respond to stress can increase their risk of developing adverse cardiovascular events, according to a new study co-authored by researchers with UTHealth Houston School of Public Health and Emory University in Atlanta.
March 23, 2023
People infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may experience genome structure changes that not only may explain our immunological symptoms after infection, but also potentially link to long COVID, according to a new study by researchers at UTHealth Houston.
March 10, 2023
Prenatal exposure to an anti-nausea drug commonly used in the 1960s and 1970s has been shown to increase risk of colorectal cancer in adult offspring, according to a study by researchers at UTHealth Houston.
March 6, 2023
As a teenager in his native Turkey, Atilla Ertan, MD, spent every day after school in the hospital—but not for himself. “My younger sister had developed a heart problem and had to stay there,” he says. “When I went to see her, I always left impressed with the doctors.”