How well will the flu vaccine work this winter?

December 8, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas — The most effective way of preventing seasonal influenza is to be vaccinated each autumn. The reason that people are encouraged to get vaccinated annually is because flu virus can cause severe disease. One of the... more »

Children who get spanked more likely to be violent toward future dating partners

Children who get spanked more likely to be violent toward future dating partners

December 5, 2017

A new study by researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found a link between children who experience corporal punishment and later perpetrate acts of dating violence. The study is published in... more »

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Spanking can lead to relationship violence, study says

CNNDecember 6, 2017

Research conducted by UTMB’s Jeff Temple finds that parents who utilize corporal punishment as a means of discipline may be setting their children up to become violent toward... more »

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Oxidative stress produces damage linked with increased risk of preterm birth

September 20, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have gained new insights into what factors lead to preterm birth. This study is currently available in The American Journal of Pathology. When a woman is pregnant, the... more »

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How well will the flu vaccine work this winter?

December 8, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas — The most effective way of preventing seasonal influenza is to be vaccinated each autumn. The reason that people are encouraged to get vaccinated annually is because flu virus can cause... more »

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Cunningham to speak about opiods

Galveston County Daily NewsOctober 24, 2017

 Katherine Cunningham, director of UTMB’s Center for Addiction Research, is the featured speaker for the opening of the 2018 Health Policy Dialogues and Lecture series. Her presentation, “Opioids: Canary in the Coal Mine of Public Health,” is at noon Thursday in the Levin... more »

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