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  1. New method of diagnosing deadly fungal lung infection in leukemia patients discovered
    UTMB researchers have discovered a new way for early detection of a potentially deadly fungal infection in patients with suppressed immune systems.
  2. Involvement in traditional dating abuse increases chances of cyberdating abuse in teens
    New findings from UTMB revealed that teens who are involved in dating abuse – as either the perpetrator or the victim – are more likely to also be involved in cyberdating abuse.
  3. Guides within electronic medical records during visits help doctors provide better care
    Although COPD is a medical condition that requires a lifetime of management, barely half of health care providers follow the clinical practice guidelines.
  4. Scientists uncover signal for when a pregnant woman is about to go into labor
    Researchers from UTMB Health have uncovered a cellular signal in the amniotic fluid around the fetus that builds up when a pregnant woman is about to go into labor.
  5. Patients who use a nurse practitioner for primary care are less likely to have potentially avoidable hospital admissions
    New research from UTMB indicates that diabetic patients who got their primary care from nurse practitioners did not have an increase in potentially preventable hospital admissions.
  6. UTMB study shows testosterone therapy does not increase aggressive prostate cancer risk
    A new population-based study showed for the first time that exposure to testosterone therapy over a five-year period was not associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
  7. Nation’s First Medical Makerspace Opens Inside Texas Hospital
    University of Texas Medical Branch and MakerNurse Provide 3D Printers, Laser Cutters and More to Help Clinicians Improve Patient Care
  8. Study finds exergaming improves physical and mental fitness in children with autism spectrum disorders
    A study conducted by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston says games used for exercising can improve physical and mental fitness in children with autism spectrum disorders.
  9. Women who give birth in rural hospitals are more likely to be readmitted within a month of delivery
    A UTMB study found that women discharged from rural hospitals had higher readmission rates than urban hospitals. These findings are currently available in the journal Rural and Remote Health.
  10. New UTMB study uncovers how common white fat can be turned into energy-burning brown fat in humans
    UTMB researchers have discovered, for the first time in humans, that the widely reviled energy storing white fat can be turned into an energy burning brown fat that uses up excess calories.
  11. New drug protects against the deadly effects of nuclear radiation 24 hours after exposure
    An interdisciplinary research team led by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston reports a new breakthrough in countering the deadly effects of radiation exposure.
  12. UTMB, MD Anderson to collaborate on League City Campus
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a first-ever clinical collaboration agreement.
  13. COPD patients with psychological conditions have higher rates of early hospital readmission
    People with a psychological condition such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, or alcohol/drug abuse are more likely to be readmitted early into a hospital for complications of COPD
  14. Anti-rejection medications for transplant recipients protect against Alzheimer’s disease
    A new study from UTMB has revealed that a treatment taken daily by people who have had organ transplants to prevent organ rejection protects against Alzheimer’s disease.
  15. UTMB Health breast center re-earns three-year accreditation
    UTMB has earned reaccreditation by the NAPBC, given to those centers that voluntarily provide the highest level of quality breast care and undergo an evaluation of their performance.

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