UTMB adapts Zika vaccine to fight brain cancer

September 18, 2018

Vaccine attacked cancer cells but not healthy ones GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have successfully harnessed a Zika virus vaccine under development to target and kill the brain... more »

Low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in seniors

Low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in seniors

September 17, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston participated in an international study finding that low-dose aspirin therapy in older healthy adults without previous cardiovascular events did... more »

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New Houston rapid-recovery center touted as answer in opioid epidemic

Houston ChronicleAugust 19, 2018

The Houston Chronicle, August 19, 2018 A new rapid detox center has opened in Houston that has some in the substance abuse treatment community skeptical. Many claim overcoming... 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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UTMB adapts Zika vaccine to fight brain cancer

September 18, 2018

Vaccine attacked cancer cells but not healthy ones GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have successfully harnessed a Zika virus vaccine under... 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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