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Thursday, January 13, 10:36am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Daily, January 11, 2011

Improving the measles vaccine could help eliminate the more than 10 million measles infections and 150,000 measles-caused deaths that still occur worldwide. But it also has another source: Scientists believe that modified measles viruses can be “re-targeted” to attack only tumor cells,... more »

Thursday, January 13, 10:32am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Hispanics living longer, with more health problems A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston reveals that the prevalence of hypertension in older Mexican-Americans living in the Southwest region of the United States has increased slightly in the last... more »

Wednesday, January 12, 9:11am News ReleasesGrants/Research

  When most people in the developed world think of measles, what comes to mind is only a dim memory of a vaccination at a pediatrician's office. But while childhood vaccination has virtually eliminated measles from North America and much of Europe, researchers remain interested in the... more »

Monday, January 10, 10:32am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Live Science, January 9, 2011

There’s a growing awareness that obesity may start earlier than previously believed, said David McCormick, a pediatrician who has studied weight in kids under two at UTMB Health. McCormick found in one study that 16 percent of 6-month-olds seen at UTMB weighed in at the 95th percentile or more... more »

Wednesday, January 5, 8:59am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Live Science, January 1, 2011

The path toward obesity starts at a young age — even before babies transition to a solid diet. “Studies have shown that exclusive breastfeeding — breastfeeding alone, not breastfeeding combined with bottle-feeding — prevents obesity,” said UTMB’s Dr. David... more »

Wednesday, January 5, 8:58am News HighlightsGrants/Research

MedPage Today, December 31, 2010

A serious risk for patients with asthma and COPD is goblet cell metaplasia, in which cells in the airway lining turn into little mucus factories that make their already difficult breathing worse. Researchers at UTMB Health may have hit on a way to stop the process.   more »

Monday, January 3, 2:13pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Newsday, December 27, 2010

Continuing to receive coverage is the research, published early in 2010 in  Obstetrics and Gynecology, showing that fasting glucose and insulin levels remain within normal range for women using injectable or oral contraception, with only slight increases among women using depot... more »

Wednesday, December 22, 10:39am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Daily, December 21, 2010

Fasting glucose and insulin levels remain within normal range for women using injectable or oral contraception, with only slight increases among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, commonly known as the birth control shot, according to new research from UTMB Health. The study, published... more »

Friday, December 17, 8:10am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Codex, December 17, 2010

Underrepresented minority medical students, including Hispanics and particularly African Americans and women, show the greatest benefit from comprehensive medical education reform according to researchers at UTMB Health. In the first study to show system-wide outcomes of such reform, researchers... more »

Thursday, December 16, 10:45am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Inside Higher Ed, December 16, 2010

Reforms in the medical school curriculum may have a dramatic impact on the success rates of minority medical students, according to a study in the journal Medical Education. The study examines the impact of an “integrated medical curriculum” — in which courses focus more on... more »

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