Patient Care

Students Arm In Arm Unt Health Science Center Fc
UNTHSC and Quest Diagnostics announce collaboration to accelerate health care researchUNT Health Science Center and Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, have formed a unique collaboration that converges data, research and technologies to help improve prevention and treatment for individuals at high-risk for preventable diseases, such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease. UNTHSC and Quest will focus on spearheading novel techniques Read More »

Jan 21, 2020

Dhan Rimal Fitsteps For Life Unt Health Science Center Fc
Increasing your odds of beating cancerBy Jan Jarvis FitSteps for Life at UNTHSC Learn more about how to participate in FitSteps for Life at UNT Health Science Center. Learn More Four months after undergoing surgery to remove much of his right lung, Phil Moroneso steps on a treadmill and walks at a slow, steady pace. At 74, the lung cancer Read More »

Jan 16, 2020

Precep Fc
Trial to determine if warm leg baths can reduce high blood pressureBy Jan Jarvis Elizabeth Temples, 77, sinks her legs into a tub of soothing warm water and settles in to relax with a good book. But it’s not a spa day. Temples is participating in a study investigating if a warm leg bath can lower blood pressure in older women with hypertension. “I don’t get Read More »

Dec 11, 2019

Precep Fc
Pediatric Mobile Clinic continues to bridge barriers to healthcareBy Steven Bartolotta It was a frigid morning in the parking lot of W.J. Turner Elementary School when a mother went knocking on a door of an RV parked at the school. She was looking for help for her 6-year-old son, who has been battling a nasty strain of strep throat. And she found it Read More »

Dec 9, 2019

Precep Fc
Ending the HIV epidemic using community pharmacistsBy Jan Jarvis Shelia Neal keeps a list of her prescriptions on her cell phone and puts her medications in a pill organizer. “If I miss a dose, I might not die today, but I’m not going to feel good,” she said. “At the end of the day, I just have to take my medicine.” Read More »

Dec 3, 2019

Clinic Fc
Ophthalmic clinic opens in Health Pavilion to provide diabetic eye careBy Jan Jarvis Zainulabedin Hashem walked out of the ophthalmic clinic with a new prescription and a sense of relief that his diabetes had not damaged his vision. “I have had diabetes for 30 years and it affects my vision,” he said. The North Richland Hills diabetic is among the first patients to receive care Read More »

Sep 20, 2019

Zayd Fc
Getting a child with a rare illness back on his feetBy Alex Branch Zayd was about to start his first youth soccer program when his family’s nightmare with Acute Flaccid Myelitis began. First, the 3-year-old boy from Irving had cold-like symptoms. He no longer bounded into the kitchen in the morning and instead called his mother, Samina Mohammad, to help get him out of bed. Read More »

Jun 4, 2019

Paul Fc
What to do if you suspect your child has measlesMeasles cases in the U.S. now exceed the highest number on record in a single year since the disease was eliminated in 2000. There have been 673 measles cases of the vaccine-preventable illness reported in 22 states this year, including Texas, according to a preliminary tally of state and local health department data reported this weekby The Read More »

Apr 26, 2019

Harkin Fc
HSC pharmacist helps woman with hepatitis C get the help she needsBy Jan Jarvis   Andrea Harkins could not stop sobbing as she opened a cardboard box filled with medications. “This is life-changing,” she said. “I’ve waited 20 years for this day.” Harkins has lived with hepatitis C for two decades. She is among the 3.5 million people in the United States who have the virus Read More »

Apr 18, 2019

Doctor And Patient Discussing Something While Sitting At The Table . Medicine And Health Care Concept. Doctor And Patient
UNTHSC top docs who are transforming livesBy Jan Jarvis Seventeen UNT Health Science Center physicians and Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty members have been selected by their peers as top doctors for listings in Texas Monthly, Fort Worth Magazine and 360 West. A TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine physician also was recognized as a Health Care Hero by the Read More »

Feb 25, 2019