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Does hormone therapy improve brain health? Seminar examines optionsThe effects of hormone replacement therapy on the aging brain and Alzheimer’s disease are hot topics for a one-day seminar and discussions on the "Window of Therapeutic Opportunity for Estrogens and Progestins on Brain Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease." The conference, hosted by the UNT Health Science Center at the Worthington Hotel on June 1, features Read More »

May 30, 2012

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UNTHSC stars named Fort Worth’s 40 under 40 winnersTwo UNTHSC stars were recognized by the Fort Worth Business Press as the city’s 40 Under 40 top performers for 2012. Dr. Sid O’Bryant was noted for leading the new Texas Alzheimer’s Research & Care Consortium, a collaborative group of scientist who are working to bring cures and innovative treatments to those who suffer from Read More »

May 25, 2012

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Health Science Center closed for Memorial DayThe UNT Health Science Center will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday May 28. Administrative offices will re-open at 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 29. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians will also be closed May 28 in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Tuesday, May 29. Hours of operation Read More »

May 18, 2012

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Commencement is May 19 at TCUHarvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD, president of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), will speak at commencement on May 19.  The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum at Texas Christian University. Tickets are not required for admission to the commencement ceremony, and there is no limit to the number of people a student Read More »

May 8, 2012

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New nanoscale sensor offers diabetes test reliefDiabetes can be a burdensome, debilitating disease that requires daily maintenance and attention that can challenge adults. It’s an even bigger burden for children who must check their blood sugar levels daily with a finger stick and go through the process of drawing blood at a lab periodically. But collaborative research at the UNT Health Read More »

Apr 27, 2012

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Bridging the gap in health services for refugees in Tarrant CountyMore than 1,500 refugees move to Tarrant County each year. They come here from all over the world – places like Iraq, Somalia and Bhutan – to escape traumatic situations. Many have spent years in refugee camps where they had little or no opportunities. They come to the United States for better lives, but once Read More »

Apr 20, 2012

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Cistola named VP of ResearchDavid Cistola, M.D., Ph.D., has been named vice president for research at the UNT Health Science Center, announced President Scott Ransom. Cistola currently serves as associate dean for research and professor of clinical laboratory science in the College of Allied Health Sciences; and professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Brody School of Medicine Read More »

Apr 19, 2012

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Sensitivity, care, education create supportive pregnancy, childbirth experienceMom is the center of a baby’s life, but moms-to-be are finding support in their own "Centering" groups at two UNT Health locations in Tarrant County. UNT Health’s certified nurse-midwives launched Centering Pregnancy – the first such program in Fort Worth – two years ago to give expectant mothers a community and resource to answer Read More »

Apr 18, 2012

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Older patients educate medical students as only years of life canShe’s 94 years old, climbs 12 flights of stairs daily – sometimes twice – and has a wall of plaques she has earned for her volunteer service. Plus, Thelma Swindell is teaching first- and second-year medical students at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine how to work with geriatric patients as part of an innovative Read More »

Apr 5, 2012

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2012 Top DocsThe April issue of Fort Worth, Texas magazine honors several UNT Health clinicians as Top Doctors. They were selected as a result of surveys of fellow health care providers. They practice in clinics and hospitals across Tarrant County. CardiologyRandall Hall, DO, BSDavid Slife, DOBalaji Veerappan, MDMartin Weiss, DO Infectious DiseaseBarbara Atkinson, DO GastroenterologyMonte Troutman, DO Read More »

Apr 4, 2012