UTMB’s Volpi receives $2.7 million for muscle loss research

September 15, 2016

As a person ages they lose muscle and strength.  The medical term for this is sarcopenia. The sarcopenia process can speed up as one gets older, usually around 75, but it can also happen as early as the... more »

Strong social support is related to shorter stay in inpatient rehabilitation after hospitalization

Strong social support is related to shorter stay in inpatient rehabilitation after hospitalization

September 6, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas – Sometimes the best medicine is the care of family and friends. A recent study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston showed that patients with strong social support from family... more »

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McCammon recognized with national award for humanism in medicine

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 28, 2016

By UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH Dr. Susan D. McCammon, associate professor of otolaryngology and co-director of the Center for Cancers of the Head and Neck recently was... more »

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UTMB nursing graduate beats the odds

April 21, 2016

It’s been a very long road for Galveston’s Hunter Cherryhomes. When he walks across stage at The University of Texas Medical Branch’s School of Nursing graduation ceremony April 29 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center at 3 p.m., getting his degree will definitely be the high... more »

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Strong social support is related to shorter stay in inpatient rehabilitation after hospitalization

September 6, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas – Sometimes the best medicine is the care of family and friends. A recent study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston showed that patients with strong social support... more »

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Keeping Kids HealthyCaring for baby's first tooth

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 28, 2016

By DR. SALLY ROBINSON Dina DiMaggio, MD and Julie Cernigliaro, DMD, have listed seven facts about baby teeth at www.healthychildren.org. Many things about babies are blamed on teething such as fussiness, drooling, crying during the night and fever. Listed below are some facts about teething: 1... more »

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