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  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. UTMB receives Advanced Center of Excellence in COPD designation by The Joint Commission
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its chronic obstructive pulmonary disease program.
  12. UTMB to open new clinic in Texas City
    The 35,000-square-foot facility, with 61 exam rooms combines services previously provided at other UTMB Health clinics in the area into one convenient location.
  13. People with flu asked to refrain from hospital visits
    UTMB is asking people who exhibit flu symptoms to refrain from visiting friends and relatives in UTMB hospitals.
  14. UTMB study finds that most patients do not use inhalers and epinephrine autoinjectors correctly
    Medical devices like inhalers and epinephrine autoinjectors can be lifesaving. However, a new study at UTMB indicates many patients do not use these devices correctly.
  15. UTMB study finds that Hispanic women less likely to survive endometrial uterine cancer

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