Space: The final frontier … open to the public

September 17, 2014

Historically, spaceflight has been reserved for the very healthy. Astronauts are selected for their ability to meet the highest physical and psychological standards to prepare them for any unknown challenges. However, with the advent of... more »

Do wearable lifestyle activity monitors really work?

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... more »

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Defensive medicine less costly than suspected

MedscapeSeptember 19, 2014

When physicians were asked to rate the "defensiveness" of their orders for tests or procedures, researchers found that "defensive medicine," or the overuse of tests... 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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Space: The final frontier … open to the public

September 17, 2014

Historically, spaceflight has been reserved for the very healthy. Astronauts are selected for their ability to meet the highest physical and psychological standards to prepare them for any unknown challenges.... 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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Join UTMB’s Walking Wonders for 2014 Komen Race for Cure

Senator Cornyn visits UTMB's Galveston National Lab: Press Conference Part 2

Senator Cornyn visits UTMB's Galveston National Lab Press Conference Part 2

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