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Stopping a disabling eye diseaseWhat if you couldn’t see well enough to drive, read or cook, or even recognize the face of your child or best friend? That happens to many people who have age-related macular degeneration (AMD). About 15 million Americans have the disease, according to the American Society of Retina Specialists. AMD is the No. 1 reason Read More »

Jul 17, 2015

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Student pharmacists sharpen patient-communication skillsYour pharmacist isn’t much of a pill-counter anymore. Chances are good that a technician does that while your pharmacist educates patients about their health and helps them learn how best to integrate medication into their total treatment plan. “When you see pharmacists on TV they’re doling out pills, but that’s not what pharmacists do anymore,” Read More »

Feb 12, 2015

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A bandage to treat skin cancerSun lovers are bombarded daily by warnings about the cancer dangers posed by their passion. But researchers now are offering hope to patients with skin cancer that they could be treated one day with a radioactive bandage containing exactly the right dosage to shrink tumor lesions. Researchers say such a bandage s could be used Read More »

Dec 15, 2014

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For pharmacists, it’s back to the futureTomorrow’s pharmacists will do far more than “count, pour, lick and stick.” They’ll choose medications for specific patients, decide the dose, read lab results, examine patients, give vaccinations and more. “It’s ‘back to the future,'” said Myron Jacobson, PhD, Dean of the UNT System College of Pharmacy. Back to the days when the pharmacist was Read More »

Oct 28, 2014

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UNT Health Science Center to close for Independence DayThe UNT Health Science Center and all UNT Health clinics will be closed on Friday for the Independence Day holiday. Fitness Center also will be closed on Friday. The Lewis Library will have abbreviated hours on Thursday and Friday. Have a happy, safe and healthy Independence Day.

Jun 25, 2014

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Leading the way in interprofessional educationInterprofessional Practice Event Collaborative Solutions to Improve Patient Outcomes June 13, 2014 8 a.m. to noon at UNT Health Science Center Local, state and national leaders in interprofessional health care education and delivery will share their knowledge. CME credit available. Register now The health care model of tomorrow is a team. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician Read More »

Jun 11, 2014

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RAD event celebrates UNTHSC researchMore than 200 students, faculty and staff shared their scientific findings during the 22nd Annual Research Appreciation Day. Topics ranged from cardiac function in childhood cancer survivors to the health challenges of women who are homeless. The event attracted 500 attendees and highlighted the outstanding quality of research being conducted at UNT Health Science Center, Read More »

Mar 25, 2014

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UNTHSC researcher finding ways to use nuclear technology for better cancer treatmentUNT Health Science Center is helping shape nuclear technology’s future. Anthony J. Di Pasqua, PhD, of the UNT System College of Pharmacy is part of a new national team seeking ways to use nuclear technology for better cancer treatment. Di Pasqua’s team, formed during a recent national conference organized by the National Academies, includes top Read More »

Dec 10, 2013

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UNTHSC professor leads national effort to improve care for HIV patients  Patrick Clay, PharmD A UNT Health Science Center professor will lead a national team of researchers trying to improve outcomes for HIV patients by studying communication patterns between their primary care physicians and pharmacists. Lead investigator Patrick Clay, PharmD and Professor of Pharmacotherapy, will analyze communication patterns against patient outcomes in hopes of identifying Read More »

Nov 21, 2013