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Baptist Press: March to voice scientists’ concerns

February 19, 2017

Organizers of a “March for Science” in Washington claim their event will express the views of scientists worried about the future of their profession under the Trump administration. Read the full story at Baptist Press


Tyler Morning Telegraph: Guest Commentary: The Following Sentence Might Save Someone’s Life

February 19, 2017

The following sentence might save someone’s life. There are millions of Americans with a serious, life-threatening virus that can be cured, within roughly 12 weeks, if they simply get tested and find out they have it. Read the full story at the Tyler M …


UMass Lowell: Chemistry Professor Designing Dentures that Heal

February 19, 2017

If the human mouth is a sewer, then UMass Lowell chemistry Prof. Yuyu Sun is the chief sanitary engineer of dental appliances. Read the full story at UMass Lowell


Cannon Courier: Diet Sodas Linked to Increase in Belly Fat

February 19, 2017

CBS News ran a story with the above title on March 17, 2015. Read the full story at the Cannon Courier


Xconomy: StemBioSys Lands Experimental UT Tech That Finds Young Stem Cells

February 19, 2017

StemBioSys, the life sciences company with a system for growing stem cells, has licensed an experimental technology from University of Texas Health San Antonio that may help identify healthy young adult stem cells among large pools of other cells. Read …


KCEN-TV: Groundbreaking Fort Hood Study on PTSD Gives Hope for a Permanent Cure

February 19, 2017

Retired sergeant first class Sean Brack – who – with several symptoms of the stress, knew he needed help. Soon afterwards, Mr. Brack heard of an experimental therapy happening on post done by the Strong Star consortium and the University of Texas Healt …


The Lufkin News: GUEST COLUMN: Texas a leader in cancer prevention, research

February 19, 2017

Last May the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, created by Texans in 2007, celebrated the halfway point in its historic $3 billion investment in cancer research and prevention. Read the full story at The Lufkin News


Reuters: What belongs in medical kits for climbers and hikers?

February 19, 2017

For mountain climbers and hikers, injuries often include broken bones, sprains and skin wounds, but many don’t carry the right supplies for the injuries and illnesses they are most likely to face, a recent study found. Read the full story at Reuters



SA Business Journal: UT Health in the hunt for more philanthropic funding

February 17, 2017

The current threat of Texas lawmakers potentially cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for higher education could take a toll on medical schools in the Lone Star State, and such institutions may need to double down on private-sector suppo …



Rivard Report: Health equity: racism’s impact on public health

February 17, 2017

To honor the memory of pioneering Eastside physician Dr. Frank Bryant during Black History Month, UT Health San Antonio will host the 2017 Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics on Feb. 21 from 12-1 p.m. at the Holly Auditorium. Rea …


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