UTMB's Scott Weaver, expert on chikungunya, speaks about Texas outbreak

July 8, 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first human case of chikungunya in Texas. Scott Weaver, scientific director of the Galveston National Laboratory at UTMB, is the foremost expert for this disease. Weaver, who... more »

UTMB study shows testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk

UTMB study shows testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk

July 2, 2014

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade. Recent studies linking testosterone use with increased risk of heart attack and stroke have caused... more »

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What these STEM college women are doing this summer

Huffington PostJuly 17, 2014

Rebecca Rubinstein is a biology and Spanish major at Wellesley College. She is spending her summer in La Romana, Dominican Republic, as a Center for Tropical Diseases Research Fellow... more »

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Center offers hope to those with mental illnesses

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 9, 2014

By India Ogazi Hidden behind serene trees on a busy street in Angleton lies a safe house for the mentally ill in crisis. The Gulf Coast Center’s Bayou House Crisis Respite Care Center reopened in August 2013, thanks to the Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver. The Gulf Coast Center provides s... more »

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UTMB study shows testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk

July 2, 2014

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade. Recent studies linking testosterone use with increased risk of heart attack and stroke... more »

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Keeping Kids Healthy - Bacteria, viruses causes of foodborne illnesses

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 17, 2014

Keeping Kids Healthy By Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Foodborne illnesses are caused by germs or harmful chemicals we eat and drink. Most are caused when certain bacteria, viruses or parasites contaminate food. Others occur when food is contaminated by harmful chemicals or toxins. S... more »

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