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Wednesday, October 30, 4:48pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Listen to the interview with Guidry News The emergence of West Nile virus in the Western Hemisphere in 1999 poses an ongoing public health threat as the most common cause of epidemic encephalitis in the United States. Transmission occurs in a cycle involving mosquitoes, birds; horses, humans and... more »

Wednesday, October 30, 11:29am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Initiation and completion rates for the human papillomavirus vaccine series are significantly lower in the South than any other geographic region, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The new findings are especially disconcerting because... more »

Thursday, October 17, 10:44am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Many primary care doctors continue to administer the prostate-specific antigen test to even their oldest patients despite the fact that no medical organization recommends prostate cancer screening for men older than 75, according to new research from the University of Texas Medical Branch at... more »

Wednesday, October 16, 9:39am News ReleasesGrants/Research

New England Journal of Medicine, October 16, 2013

Jacobs: Not all surgeons created equal Results of surgery vary depending on who’s holding the knife Dr. Danny O. Jacobs has expressed what many doctors already know and what many patients may have feared: Not all surgeons are the same. In his editorial “Cut Well, Sew Well, Do... more »

Thursday, September 26, 3:55pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

More Hispanic Texans die from cancer than any other cause, according to a new report by the Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas research group. The report documents cancer as the leading cause of death among Hispanic Texans under the age of 76. Only three percent of Hispanic... more »

Friday, August 23, 2:38pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Outbreak in Panama brought Latin America’s first human cases of eastern equine encephalitis In the summer of 2010, the eastern Panamanian province of Darien experienced a phenomenon that had never been seen before in Latin America: a human outbreak of eastern equine encephalitis.   The... more »

Friday, August 23, 2:25pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have developed a new treatment that could be used against the bacteria that causes pulmonary tularemia, which has been identified as a potential bioterrorism agent. Known as cystatin-9, the substance is one of a group of naturally... more »

Friday, August 23, 2:23pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

When University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers set out to study Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, they faced a daunting challenge. The deadly virus requires biosafety level 4 containment, and it's carried by ticks. That meant that if scientists wanted to study the... more »

Tuesday, August 20, 9:56am News HighlightsGrants/ResearchFeatures

Galveston County Daily News, August 20, 2013

By Alisha Prather This past spring, researchers at the Galveston National Laboratory received a curious phone call from a 12-year-old. He asked simply, “Can I borrow a virus?” Sixth-grader Miguel Gonzales explained that he and his classmates at Ambassadors Preparatory Academy... more »

Monday, August 5, 4:38pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Neuropathic pain — pain that results from a malfunction in the nervous system — is a daily reality for millions of Americans. Unlike normal pain, it doesn’t go away after the stimulus that provoked it ends, and it also behaves in a variety of other unusual and disturbing ways.... more »

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