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Tuesday, March 19, 10:19am News HighlightsFeatures

Galveston County Daily News, March 19, 2013

Children with cerebral palsy must often rely on wheelchairs or special walkers. But a new medical procedure is freeing their muscles and allowing them to walk — in many cases unassisted. Damien Aguilar, 4, and his mother made a life-changing journey in January when they traveled from Dallas to... more »

Friday, March 8, 3:34pm Features

Six blocks of Market Street are scheduled to close to westbound traffic beginning Monday, March 11, for installation of underground utilities at the University of Texas Medical Branch. The closure is expected to last about 14 months. The traffic restrictions will be in effect between Sixth and... more »

Friday, March 8, 2:48pm News HighlightsFeatures

Texas Medical Center News, March 1, 2013

Continuing coverage: UTMB’s Dr. Andrew Zhang is plastic surgeon specializing in hand and microsurgery, with extensive experience in complex reconstructive techniques. His expertise was recently utilized when a 4-year-old girl was bitten by dog and required microsurgery to repair her cheek.... more »

Tuesday, February 26, 4:12pm Features

Galveston County Daily News, February 26, 2013 - (Link unavailable)

By Maureen Bayless Balleza Adrianna De La Cruz is a 4-year-old bundle of energy whose favorite word is why. At first glance it’s hard to imagine that she was the victim of a devastating dog bite less than a month ago. Then you notice the leg brace that doesn’t slow her down a bit, and... more »

Tuesday, January 22, 8:34am Features

Galveston County Daily News, January 22, 2013 - (Link unavailable)

By Dr. A. Scott Lea Is it too late to get the flu vaccine? No, it’s not too late and can be obtained from your health care provider, hospital or local pharmacy, in most cases. How long does it take before the influenza shots are effective? Influenza vaccine is effective 7 to 14 days... more »

Wednesday, January 16, 12:00am Features

  UTMB Media Relations Internship Contact: rareyes@utmb.edu The Media Relations four-month fall internship at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is designed to give participants hands-on public relations experience in the health care field. The successful... more »

Thursday, December 13, 9:12am News HighlightsGrants/ResearchFeatures

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have discovered that the commonly used antidepressant drug paroxetine could also become a therapy for the vascular complications of diabetes. The scientists made their discovery after screening 6,766 clinically used drugs and... more »

Tuesday, December 11, 10:40am Features

Galveston County Daily News, December 11, 2012

At first glance, it appears to be a standard medical examination room where a middle-aged woman is explaining her abdominal pain and responding to the earnest questions of the doctor in training. In fact, it’s a classroom for training medical students at the University of Texas Medical Branch,... more »

Tuesday, October 9, 10:41am News HighlightsFeatures

Galveston County Daily News, October 9, 2012

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. Dr. George Carayannopoulos, director of the UTMB Heart Rhythm Center, explains how he and his staff use state-of-the-art technology to evaluate and treat patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest.   more »

Friday, September 28, 9:41am News HighlightsFeatures

Galveston County Daily News, September 26, 2012

The Hector P. Garcia 2012 Cultural Competence Award honors Hector P. Garcia, who was born in the state of Taumalipas, Mexico and came to Texas as a small child when his family fled the chaos of the Mexican Revolution. Roxanne Radi, a student in the School of Medicine, won the Hector P. Garcia 2012... more »

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