Do wearable lifestyle activity monitors really work?

September 16, 2014

Wearable electronic activity monitors hold great promise in helping people to reach their fitness and health goals. These increasingly sophisticated devices help the wearers improve their wellness by constantly monitoring their activities... more »

UTMB professor implements lifesaving protocol for school children with severe allergies

UTMB professor implements lifesaving protocol for school children with severe allergies

September 16, 2014

As the number of children with food allergies in the U.S. increases, so does the risk of children having a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis on school campuses. School nurses often... more »

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Fact or fiction?: The Ebola virus will go airborne

Scientific AmericanSeptember 16, 2014

As the virus continues to circulate through west Africa, it may like any other pathogen continue to acquire genetic mutations. So far, however, there is no indication that Ebola is... more »

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UTMB aerospace medicine residents to train in Antarctica

September 2, 2014

UTMB aerospace medicine residents to train in Antarctica Austere environment with limited resources is similar to space By Maureen Balleza GALVESTON —Two aerospace medicine residents will have an ‘out-of-this-world’ experience when they head to the South Pole for a rotation... more »

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UTMB named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research

August 15, 2014

The world experts on vaccine development at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have received an international designation acknowledging their unique niche in a sphere where research, government... more »

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Medical Discovery News - There’s hope for sickle cell

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 16, 2014

Medical Discovery News By Norbert Herzog and David Niesel  While sickle cell disease has long been studied, a recent discovery revealed that the disease significantly increases the levels of a molecule called sphingosine-1-phosphate, or S1P, which is generated by an enzyme called... more »

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