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Friday, April 18, 9:00am News Highlights

KRGV-TV (Weslaco), April 17, 2014

Some Rio Grande Valley doctors get thousands of dollars in cash, and other forms of payment, from pharmaceutical companies. The totals climb into six figures for some. The payments are not illegal, but medical ethicists, and even the federal government, say they do raise serious questions about the... more »

Friday, April 18, 9:00am News Highlights

Nature, April 16, 2014

When toxicologists warned that the plastics ingredient BPA might be harmful, consumers clamored for something new. But problems persist. The similarity of BPS's structure to that of BPA is enough to raise suspicions that it may mimic estrogens, says Cheryl Watson, a biochemist at UTMB. Natural... more »

Friday, April 18, 9:00am News Highlights

Science Daily, April 17, 2014

Researchers at UTMB are the first to recommend that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier than traditionally recommended. The UTMB researchers, finding a high incidence of secondary colorectal cancers among cervical cancer survivors... more »

Friday, April 18, 9:00am News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, April 16, 2014

In the latest Keeping Kids Healthy column by UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly: School-aged youths have six to eight colds per year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Caused by viruses, not by damp weather, colds spread through the air (via cough and sneeze droplets) and by... more »

Friday, April 18, 9:00am News Highlights

Houston Chronicle, April 18, 2014

The Texas Medical Center started an initiative to hire veterans that has gone statewide. UTMB, which also will be recruiting at the Hiring Red, White & You job fair in April, has a number of unusual positions that veterans might find interesting, as well as others.   more »

Friday, April 18, 7:00am News Highlights

BioNews Texas, April 17, 2014

Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, both professors at UTMB, have been recognized by global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases with a Lifetime Achievement Award, at the 6th annual International Symposium on Filoviruses. The filoviruses include Ebola and Marburg viruses, both... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Abilene Reporter-News, April 15, 2014

In this week’s Medical Discovery News by UTMB’s David Niesel and Norbert Herzog: Until recently, Down syndrome could only be confirmed by invasive tests that collect cells from the amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus, the placenta or the fetus itself. These tests can be risky, with a 1... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Reuters, April 11, 2014

Some forms of inflammatory bowel disease are a bigger threat to pregnancy than others, suggests a large new U.S. analysis. One of two major types of IBD, ulcerative colitis, was most strongly linked to serious pregnancy complications, researchers found in a study of nearly 400,000 women. But all... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Dallas Morning News, April 14, 2014

On April 16, 1947, a French cargo ship carrying 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded in Texas City harbor, near Galveston. Another explosion followed on April 17. Close to 600 people died or were never found. According to the reports, about 800 went to the hospital and 3,500 were injured within a... more »

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00am News Highlights

Galveston County Daily News, April 15, 2014

News in this week’s Inside UTMB column: Scientists working in UTMB’s Sealy Center for Vaccine Development have received a two-year, $500,000 grant from the Robert J. Kleberg Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation to expand research on the development of a vaccine for West Nile virus; David... more »

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