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Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, April 15, 2014

News in this week’s Inside UTMB column: Scientists working in UTMB’s Sealy Center for Vaccine Development have received a two-year, $500,000 grant from the Robert J. Kleberg Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation to expand research on the development of a vaccine for West Nile virus; David... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Bay Area Citizen, April 13, 2014

UTMB is the first hospital in Texas to receive the Get With The Guidelines — Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award signifies that UTMB has reached an aggressive goal in using guidelines-based care to improve outcomes for patients who suffer... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

New York Times, April 15, 2014

Doctors are prescribing opioid painkillers to pregnant women in astonishing numbers, new research shows, even though risks to the developing fetus are largely unknown. Pain relief options for pregnant women are limited at best. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are rarely used because there is... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Abilene Reporter-News, April 15, 2014

In this week’s Medical Discovery News by UTMB’s David Niesel and Norbert Herzog: Until recently, Down syndrome could only be confirmed by invasive tests that collect cells from the amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus, the placenta or the fetus itself. These tests can be risky, with a 1... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Reuters, April 11, 2014

Some forms of inflammatory bowel disease are a bigger threat to pregnancy than others, suggests a large new U.S. analysis. One of two major types of IBD, ulcerative colitis, was most strongly linked to serious pregnancy complications, researchers found in a study of nearly 400,000 women. But all... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Dallas Morning News, April 14, 2014

On April 16, 1947, a French cargo ship carrying 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded in Texas City harbor, near Galveston. Another explosion followed on April 17. Close to 600 people died or were never found. According to the reports, about 800 went to the hospital and 3,500 were injured within a... more »

Monday, April 14, 8:43am News Highlights

Minnesota Public Radio, April 10, 2014

The death toll from the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has passed 100. Health officials are working to contain the outbreak, which is reported spreading beyond Guinea to Mali, Ghana and Liberia. It has killed more than 60 percent of those infected. UTMB’s Thomas Geisbert joined Gregory... more »

Monday, April 14, 8:42am News Highlights

Houston Chronicle, April 10, 2014

Continuing coverage: UTMB has named David W. Niesel vice president and dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He has been interim VP and dean in the GSBS since September 2013.   more »

Monday, April 14, 8:39am News Highlights

Pasadena Citizen, April 9, 2014

Representatives from business and education recently met to discuss preparing more for careers in the industries of maritime, manufacturing, oil and gas, and health care. Katrina Lambrecht represented UTMB.   more »

Wednesday, April 9, 7:00am News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, April 9, 2014

In their latest Keeping Kids Healthy column, UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly write that nearly 27 million Americans age 3 and older suffer from some sort of hearing loss. That’s double the number 30 years ago. In children, three main culprits make up the majority of causes of hearing... more »

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