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Latest University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Stories

2013-03-13 17:48:37

For the third year in a row Baylor College of Medicine has improved in the rankings in U.S. News & World Report, moving up to No. 18 among all research-intensive U.S. medical schools.

2013-03-11 10:24:33

A more rapid laboratory test for pregnant women to detect potentially deadly Group B strep (GBS) has been successful at identifying GBS colonization in six and a half hours.

2013-02-06 12:29:15

American Indians are at much greater risk of suicide after acute alcohol intoxication.

2012-11-14 15:13:35

The Ebola, Marburg and Lassa viruses are commonly referred to as emerging diseases, but leading scientists say these life-threatening viruses have been around for centuries.

2012-10-17 22:31:56

Fat progenitor cells may contribute to cancer growth by fortifying the vessels that provide needed blood to tumors.

2012-07-09 16:28:35

Systemic complications include life-threatening thoracic aortic disease

2012-02-10 22:36:04

Older maternal and paternal age are jointly associated with having a child with autism.

2011-12-27 08:39:55

Efforts to help people with learning impairments are being aided by a species of sea snail known as Aplysia californica.

2011-12-23 10:41:38

Radiology researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have found evidence that multiple sclerosis affects an area of the brain that controls cognitive, sensory and motor functioning apart from the disabling damage caused by the disease's visible lesions.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.