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  1. UTMB Health Observes Memorial Day 2016 - Clinic Closures
  2. Study: Answer to antibiotic-resistant infections could already be on the market
    Non-antibiotic therapeutic drugs already approved for other purposes in people could be effective in fighting the antibiotic-resistant pathogens, according to a new study from UTMB researchers
  3. Consuming too much fructose during pregnancy raises the child’s risk for heart disease
    The negative health effects of consuming large amounts of fructose could impact several generations, according to researchers at UTMB Health.
  4. UTMB opens new Jennie Sealy Hospital
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has opened its new Jennie Sealy Hospital.
  5. New hospital parking garage at UTMB beginning March 30
    The Hospital Garage, located in front of the new Jennie Sealy Hospital, will serve as the new parking area for Galveston campus visitors.
  6. New Study: Why are women more prone to knee injuries than men?
    UTMB researchers have found that women who take the birth control pill, which lessen and stabilize estrogen levels, were less likely to suffer serious knee injuries.
  7. Free Mini Medical School offers insight into the human body
    Want to know more about how the body takes in oxygen and expels carbon dioxide, how the body fights off infections, or how blood circulates throughout the body? UTMB is hosting a Mini Medical School.
  8. UTMB collaborates with Brazil to combat Zika virus
    The Brazilian Ministry of Health has announced a letter of intent to collaborate with UTMB to embark on a partnership to research and develop a Zika virus vaccine
  9. Scientific discovery a possible game changer in treatment of flesh-eating bacteria and other illnesses
    Scientists recently discovered different strains of deadly flesh-eating bacteria working together to spread infection and they now have a better understanding of the role of the toxins they produce.
  10. UTMB’s Marshall receives national nursing award
    David Marshall, chief nursing and patient care services officer for UTMB Health, recently received an Excellence in Nursing Award from Modern Healthcare magazine.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.

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