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Paul Lam Tai Chi for Health
  • Education
| October 16, 2014

Program to show how tai chi promotes wellness

  Paul Lam Image courtesy: Tai Chi for Health Paul Lam, an international tai chi expert, will present "Tai Chi for Health and Wellness" from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, on the UNT Health Science Center campus. Dr....

Pawankumar Gulabrao Patil the better india
  • Education
| October 16, 2014

SPH alumnus saving lives in India

Pawankumar Gulabrao Patil Image courtesy: thebetterindia.com Dr. Pawankumar Gulabrao Patil, an alumnus of UNT Health Science Center's School of Public Health, has a story that reads like a movie script, according to The Better India. The publication describes him as...

Brush Up crew WEB
  • Community
| October 14, 2014

UNTHSC volunteers demonstrate values in Cowtown Brush Up effort

The skies were overcast and the ground was soggy, but the spirits of the UNT Health Science Center volunteers were high and bright as they gathered last weekend to paint a house as part of the annual Cowtown Brush Up...

Rebecca Cunningham UNTHSC
  • Research
| October 10, 2014

Research seeks to disrupt the perfect storm that increases risk of Alzheimer’s

The combination of testosterone, sleep apnea and oxidative stress may work together to promote brain inflammation and put men at a greater risk for Alzheimer's disease. That's the hypothesis that Rebecca Cunningham, PhD, hopes to prove with the help of...

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  • Community
| October 9, 2014

UNTHSC to lead Fort Worth fight against infant mortality

A federal grant puts UNT Health Science Center at the heart of an effort to combat Fort Worth's stubbornly high infant mortality rates. The university received a five-year, $3.5 million Healthy Start grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration...

Libby Watson honored
  • Education
| October 8, 2014

Libby Watson recognized for public health leadership

For six years, volunteer Libby Watson has helped UNT Health Science Center's School of Public Health (SPH) build partnerships, engage local leaders and tackle top priority public health issues in the community by serving as Chair of the University's Public...

Fling John
  • Patient Care
| October 8, 2014

New treatment can help ragweed sufferers

In North Texas, a sure sign of autumn is sneezing. Cooler temperatures are welcome, but they coincide with the height of ragweed season. Each ragweed plant can release more than a billion pollen particles, creating misery for those who are...

PA Week photo
  • Education
| October 6, 2014

Oct. 6-12 is National Physician Assistant Week

They practice medicine in every specialty, in every setting. They diagnosis illnesses and prescribe medication.  And they increase access to quality medicine for patients everywhere. They are Physician Assistants, a versatile profession of medical providers trained at the UNT Health...

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  • Research
| October 2, 2014

Guidelines established for use in clinical trials of Alzheimer’s blood test

Researchers have moved a step closer to making a simple blood test to detect early Alzheimer's disease available for screening older adults. The first standardized guidelines for the collection of blood to test for early Alzheimer's disease have been established...

  • Patient Care
| September 30, 2014

Psychologist incorporates yoga into psychotherapy sessions

When you think of a psychologist’s office, what do you envision? A couch? Book-lined walls? A box of tissues? How about a yoga mat?If it's the office of UNT Health Science Center's Mandy Jordan, PhD, that’s exactly what you’ll find....