Study confirms prescription weight-loss medication helps with opiate addiction recovery

March 24, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone. In a study published in ACS Chemical... more »

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

March 23, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to the latest findings from scientists at The University of... more »

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UTMB School of Nursing nabs another top honor

Galveston County Daily NewsMarch 20, 2017

By UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH The School of Nursing master’s degree program recently ranked fifth out of the top-rated institutions offering online nursing graduate... more »

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UTMB nursing graduate beats the odds

April 21, 2016

It’s been a very long road for Galveston’s Hunter Cherryhomes. When he walks across stage at The University of Texas Medical Branch’s School of Nursing graduation ceremony April 29 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center at 3 p.m., getting his degree will definitely be the high... more »

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Study confirms prescription weight-loss medication helps with opiate addiction recovery

March 24, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone. In a study... more »

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UTMB School of Nursing nabs another top honor

Galveston County Daily NewsMarch 20, 2017

By UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH The School of Nursing master’s degree program recently ranked fifth out of the top-rated institutions offering online nursing graduate programs in the country, according to GraduatePrograms.com. The website compiles more than 57,000 student reviews and... more »

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