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Wednesday, December 1, 10:31am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Medical Education, December 1, 2010

United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 performance and graduation rates were analyzed for three classes of medical students at UTMB Health before and after implementing broad-based reforms in its education system. The changes in pipeline recruitment and preparation programs,... more »

Monday, November 29, 10:05am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Chicago Sun-Times, November 26, 2010

Research by Kyriakos Markides, a professor of aging at UTMB Health, has found that Latin-American immigrants are significantly healthier than U.S.-born Latinos: “There is no doubt immigrants are driving this.” Nearly 40 percent of U.S. Latinos were born abroad. Markides suggests that... more »

Wednesday, November 24, 11:32am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Reuters, November 23, 2010

Continuing to receive widespread coverage is the study by UTMB Health Drs. Mahbubur Rahman and  Abbey Berenson that appeared in Obstetrics and Gynecology, showing that almost one-quarter of young women who are overweight actually perceive themselves as being normal weight, while a sizable... more »

Tuesday, November 23, 10:15am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Obstetrics & Gynecology, December 1, 2010

According to UTMB’s Dr. Mahbubur Rahman and Dr. Abbey Berenson, almost one-quarter of young women who are overweight actually perceive themselves as being normal weight, while a sizable minority (16 percent) of women at normal body weight actually fret that they’re too fat, according... more »

Tuesday, November 23, 10:14am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Galveston County Daily News, November 23, 2010

UTMB Health has received two $500,000 grants for health information technology. The funds, awarded by the UT System, will be used to improve clinical care quality and outcomes. “We are pleased to be awarded the grants for these two important projects from the UT System,” Dr. Steve Quach,... more »

Tuesday, November 23, 10:10am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Archives of Internal Medicine, November 22, 2010

A study by UTMB researchers Steve R. Fisher, Yong-fang Kuo, James E. Graham, Kenneth J. Ottenbacher and Glenn V. Ostir examined the association between ambulation and length of stay in geriatric patients admitted for acute illnesses. They hypothesized that increase in ambulation within the 48 hours... more »

Tuesday, November 23, 10:09am News HighlightsGrants/Research

The Press-Enterprise, November 21, 2010

UTMB Health’s Kyriakos Markides has found in repeated studies that Hispanics have lower rates of disease, including cancer, stroke and heart disease, the three leading causes of death in the United States. His research has found that Latin American immigrants are significantly healthier than... more »

Monday, November 22, 10:37am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Galveston County Daily News, November 22, 2010

The Galveston National Laboratory does not face the same safety concerns as those pinned on a proposed national lab in Kansas. In a report requested by Congress, the Department of Homeland Security questions the safety of building a lab to study dangerous animal diseases in Kansas. “These labs... more »

Friday, November 19, 10:47am News HighlightsGrants/Research

The Lancet, November 19, 2010

Providing prisoners with better health care could prevent outbreaks of HIV and tuberculosis from spilling over into the general population, experts say. Prisoners typically have higher rates of diseases including AIDS, hepatitis, mental illnesses and tuberculosis. Treating people while they are... more »

Friday, November 19, 8:21am News ReleasesGrants/Research

In a comprehensive global survey, researchers in Texas and England have concluded that improving the mental and physical health of inmates will improve public health. In their article, “The health of prisoners,” Seena Fazel of the University of Oxford and Jacques Baillargeon of the... more »

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