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Monday, November 1, 10:45am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Beaumont Enterprise, October 30, 2010

Researchers in Finland recently found heavy smoking, defined as more than two packs of cigarettes per day, in middle age people can more than double a person’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia two decades later. Dr. Rodrigo Kuljis, a professor in the neurology... more »

Friday, October 29, 3:27pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Experiment on last flight of Discovery will probe spaceflight-induced immune-system impairment When the space shuttle Discovery lifts off on its final flight Nov. 2, its six astronauts will be joined by 16 rodent passengers on a historic mission of their own.   Riding in special... more »

Friday, October 29, 12:20pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Guidry News, October 27, 2010

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded UTMB an $11 million, five-year contract to apply proteomic analysis methods to the study of asthma, allergies, respiratory virus infections and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with airway... more »

Wednesday, October 27, 2:01pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

NHLBI-funded proteomics center will focus on applying new technologies to fight asthma, allergies, COPD and respiratory virus infection The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston an $11... more »

Wednesday, October 27, 1:59pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Journal of Cosmology, November 1, 2010

A Mars mission represents the extreme in terms of both distance and uncharted environment, wrote UTMB’s Sheryl L. Bishop, a social psychologist and expert in survival in extreme conditions. “The selection, monitoring and support of Mars bound crews will challenge existing technology and... more »

Wednesday, October 27, 1:57pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Essence magazine, November 1, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

New research is challenging the accuracy of obesity parameters for minorities. One of the most common tools doctors use for gauging obesity is BMI — a mathematical formula based on height and weight, but not ethnicity. And that has some researchers questioning both whether the cutoffs should... more »

Tuesday, October 26, 11:57am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Health, October 1, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

There is a fine line between enjoying technology and getting “hooked.” UTMB’s Kathryn A. Cunningham, director of the Center for Addiction Research, said a constant need to stay plugged in suggests a loss of control that is a hallmark of addiction. She suggests setting limits on... more »

Tuesday, October 19, 10:02am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Daily, October 18, 2010

Research on obesity examining the role of hormones and the autonomic functions of the digestive system was presented at the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. Gastric function, as well the activities of the autonomic nervous system that regulates digestion,... more »

Monday, October 18, 10:26am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2010

Why Hispanics — often poor, uneducated and without health insurance — live long and strong has long confounded health professionals, scholars and other experts. This week, the first official life-expectancy data released for U.S. Hispanics shows they outlive whites by 2.5 years and... more »

Friday, October 15, 1:27pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Houston Chronicle, October 15, 2010

The lead content in the blood of Galveston children six or younger is close to the national average, according to a new study that contradicts a 2007 report designating the island city as a hot spot for lead poisoning. The study, led by UTMB’s Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, found the... more »

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