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Monday, March 29, 8:00am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Woman’s World, April 5, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

It’s a myth that loading up on protein is necessary to build muscle. Turns out, only the first 30 grams (the equivalent of 4 ounces of poultry, fish or lean meat) of protein consumed in a meal is used by the body to make muscle, according to a study conducted by UTMB researchers. more »

Tuesday, March 23, 10:00am News ReleasesGrants/ResearchPhilanthropy

Gift will support studies that engineer stem cells into insulin-producing cells GALVESTON, Texas - Miriam McCoy remembers the uncertainty she experienced 45 years ago when she was diagnosed with diabetes. An incurable but treatable health condition, the disease prevents the body from producing or... more »

Monday, March 15, 4:51pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Dr. Garland D. Anderson, provost and executive vice president at the University of Texas Medical Branch, today announced a new leadership team for UTMB’s Galveston National Laboratory. The GNL, the only national laboratory in Texas, serves as a national and international resource for research... more »

Monday, March 15, 12:00pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, March 1, 2010

Vertebral fracture, one of the most frequent osteoporotic fractures in both sexes, is a powerful indicator of future osteoporotic fractures. Vertebral fractures are associated with increased mortality and decreased quality of life. Osteoporosis is a major predictor of low-trauma fracture. The Male... more »

Friday, March 5, 12:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Daily, March 5, 2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, UTMB, Purdue University and Bioqual Inc. have developed an experimental vaccine for chikungunya virus and successfully tested it in monkeys. Described in a paper appearing in the March issue of Nature Medicine, the vaccine is... more »

Thursday, March 4, 4:47pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Mosquito-borne virus has infected millions of people in Asia, Africa and Europe Imagine a mosquito-borne virus that has already infected millions of people in recent outbreaks in South and Southeast Asia, the islands of the Indian Ocean, Africa and northern Italy. Although seldom fatal, it causes... more »

Wednesday, March 3, 12:00pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Good Housekeeping, April 1, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

There’s a new, more sensitive way to screen for cervical cancer, yet only 15 percent of doctors are using it. Most cases of cervical cancer - nearly 70 percent - are caused by two strains of a virus detected by a new human papillomavirus test. A research study performed at UTMB found that... more »

Friday, February 19, 12:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, March 1, 2010

The American Association of Veterinary Immunologists presented the Distinguished Veterinary Immunologist Award to UTMB’s D. Mark Estes. Estes is an internationally recognized veterinary immunologist focusing on immunoregulatory mechanisms in infection and cancer. more »

Tuesday, February 16, 2:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Healthcare Finance News, February 12, 2010

A recent article in Health Affairs disputes the widely held belief that immigrants place a large financial burden on the U.S. healthcare system. “Trends In Health Care Spending For Immigrants In The United States” examined healthcare spending between 1999 and 2006 for both adult... more »

Tuesday, February 16, 2:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

The Huffington Post, February 11, 2010

According to UTMB researchers, mice born to mothers exposed to low doses of bisphenol A were more likely to have an asthmatic response when subjected to a trigger than mice born to mothers not exposed to BPA. The findings appear in the February issue of Environmental Health Perspectives. The... more »

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