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Friday, November 19, 10:47am News HighlightsGrants/Research

The Lancet, November 19, 2010

Providing prisoners with better health care could prevent outbreaks of HIV and tuberculosis from spilling over into the general population, experts say. Prisoners typically have higher rates of diseases including AIDS, hepatitis, mental illnesses and tuberculosis. Treating people while they are... more »

Friday, November 19, 8:21am News ReleasesGrants/Research

In a comprehensive global survey, researchers in Texas and England have concluded that improving the mental and physical health of inmates will improve public health. In their article, “The health of prisoners,” Seena Fazel of the University of Oxford and Jacques Baillargeon of the... more »

Monday, November 15, 10:56am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Galveston County Daily News, November 15, 2010

About 35 math and science teachers in their first two years of teaching at Ambassadors Preparatory Academy, Galveston Independent School District, Texas City Independent School District and La Marque Independent School District are involved in the Beginning Science Teacher Induction and Mentoring... more »

Friday, November 12, 10:26am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Guidry News, November 9, 2010

UTMB Health has received two $500,000 grants for health information technology. The funds, awarded by the UT System, will be used to improve clinical care quality and outcomes. “We are pleased to be awarded the grants for these two important projects from the UT System,” said Dr. Steve... more »

Wednesday, November 10, 2:12pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received two $500,000 grants for health information technology. The funds, awarded by the UT System, will be used to improve clinical care quality and outcomes. “We are pleased to be awarded the grants for these two important projects... more »

Monday, November 8, 10:44am News HighlightsGrants/Research

National Geographic, November 5, 2010

A “significant” hydrogen gas leak from part of the space shuttle Discovery has forced NASA to scrub the craft’s planned liftoff until at least the end of the month. Discovery’s crew will be accompanied by 16 mice that are part of a science experiment aimed at understanding... more »

Friday, November 5, 11:45am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Galveston County Daily News, November 4, 2010

The Summer High School Research Program, established more than 25 years ago for highly accomplished high school students, continues at UTMB Health, writes Kathy Tiernan, an associate professor and director of health outcomes. The purpose of the program is to expose youth to a biomedical science... more »

Friday, November 5, 11:30am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Daily, November 3, 2010

When Medicare policy changes led to reductions in reimbursement for hormonal treatment of prostate cancer, there was a sharp decline in its use among patients not likely to benefit from the treatment. But among patients for whom the therapy is clearly beneficial, doctors continued to prescribe it at... more »

Wednesday, November 3, 10:32am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Texas Medical Center News, November 1, 2010

The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded UTMB Health a $1.5 million grant to expand the services of its nurse-managed health clinic. The grant will provide $500,000 a year for the next three years to the clinic at St.... more »

Monday, November 1, 10:48am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Daily, October 30, 2010

When the space shuttle Discovery lifts off on its final flight, its six astronauts will be joined by 16 rodent passengers on a historic mission of their own. Riding in special self-contained modules that automatically supply them with food and water, the mice will be part of a long-term NASA effort... more »

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