June 30, 2023

Norovirus on cruise ships: Here’s how to avoid the stomach bug

Luis Ostrosky, MD, was interviewed by Today.com about the increasing number of norovirus cases on cruise ships.

June 27, 2023

Diarrhea and Ulcerative Colitis: What You Should Know

Brooks Cash, MD, talked to HealthCentral about ulcerative colitis.

June 27, 2023

What’s the Connection Between Asthma and High Blood Pressure?

John Higgins, MD, spoke to Health Central about the connection between asthma and high blood pressure.

June 27, 2023

5 Reasons You’re Always Burping

Brooks Cash, MD, was quoted in a HuffPost article about reasons why we burp. The story appeared on 12 other media outlets including Yahoo! News.

June 23, 2023

UTHealth Houston researcher awarded over $5M to study and improve the diagnostic process in clinics to prevent errors

Improving the diagnostic process and preventing errors are the focus of two studies funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and led by Eric Thomas, MD, associate dean for health care quality with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth…

June 23, 2023

Research sheds light on oxygen treatment for cardiovascular diseases

Collaborative research from two McGovern Medical School departments on the role of oxygen in cardiovascular disease treatment recently was published in Nature Reviews Cardiology (Impact Factor 49.4). Basic scientists and clinicians from the departments of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine and Internal Medicine reviewed multiple…

June 13, 2023

Interim Recommendations for Diagnosing and Managing Suspected Fungal Meningitis Associated with Epidural Anesthesia Administered in Matamoros, Mexico

Luis Ostrosky, MD, was a part of the CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity webinar to talk about recommendations for diagnosing and managing suspected fungal meningitis associated with epidural anesthesia administered in Matamoros, Mexico. His presentation starts at the 17:20…

June 13, 2023

New CLL meds: Improved survival rates, 1990-2018

Binsah George, MD, was quoted in an MDEdge article about how medications to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia are improving the survival rate of patients.

June 7, 2023

Learning About Lupus – Fifty Plus

Meera Subash, MD, talked to listeners on Doug Pike’s 50+ show on KPRC Radio about the early signs of lupus and how soon you can be diagnosed with the autoimmune disease (10:54 mark).

June 7, 2023

Human Metapneumovirus: Its Symptoms and Medical Treatment

Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, appeared on Univision Houston Channel 45 to talk about human metapneumovirus.