Despite improvements to surgical procedures, colon surgery still carries highest risk

December 12, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas –A large nationwide study led by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has confirmed that among various surgical procedures, removing sections of the colon carries the highest risk of complications and... more »

Stopping inflammation before it starts could lead to longer, healthier lives

Stopping inflammation before it starts could lead to longer, healthier lives

November 15, 2018

 Researchers find that blocking a specific DNA repair protein stops inflammatory response  GALVESTON, Texas – Inflammation is typically the body’s way of dealing with infections or irritants... more »

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Galveston County Daily NewsOctober 3, 2018

The Galveston County Daily News, October 3, 2018 -          Quack, quack: Here, have some... more »

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UTMB honors five with Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award

June 12, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently recognized five alumni for their accomplishments by presenting them with the Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award. Established in 1965, the ASDA Award is the hightest honor bestowed by the School of Medicine... more »

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Despite improvements to surgical procedures, colon surgery still carries highest risk

December 12, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas –A large nationwide study led by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has confirmed that among various surgical procedures, removing sections of the colon carries the... more »

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Aging care network breakfast program focuses on quality of life

Galveston County Daily NewsMarch 27, 2018

The Galveston Aging Care Network, a group of aging care professionals working to improve the quality of life for aging individuals through awareness and networking, will have a breakfast program at the Island Community Center, 4700 Broadway, on Galveston Island. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. March 8.... more »

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