UTMB researchers learned how to better combat muscle loss during space flights

June 13, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has further documented how muscles are affected by reduced gravity conditions during space flight missions and uncovered how exercise and hormone... more »

Lower rates of opioid prescriptions in states that implemented medical cannabis use laws

Lower rates of opioid prescriptions in states that implemented medical cannabis use laws

June 11, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – Using data from privately-insured adults, new findings from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston revealed that there is a lower level of opioids prescribed in states that have... more »


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Galveston County Daily NewsMay 15, 2019

The Galveston County Daily News, May 15, 2019 School of Nursing achieves milestone Cancer resource fair UT System STARs awards Volunteers needed  [See... 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 researchers learned how to better combat muscle loss during space flights

June 13, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has further documented how muscles are affected by reduced gravity conditions during space flight missions and... more »

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Understanding vaccines inside and out

Galveston County Daily NewsMay 8, 2019

The Galveston County Daily News, May 8, 2019 In this installment of Vaccine Smarts, Megan Berman and Richard Rupp explain how vaccines work; suggesting that readers think of it as their body’s defense system getting secret information about the enemy before the battle even begins. [See the... more »

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