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E-Bra, A Life Saving Two Cup Recipe for Radiation Exposure

E-Bra, A Life Saving Two Cup Recipe for Radiation Exposure

When the Chernobyl nuclear power plant ruptured in Ukraine in 1986, Dr. Elena Bodnar was brought in to treat victims of radiation poisoning and to study the consequences of radiation exposure.

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Organization Trains Young Physicians for Leadership Roles

By on July 1, 2013 in Featured, Research & Education with 0 Comments
Organization Trains Young Physicians for Leadership Roles

In an ongoing effort to develop new physician leaders from within its membership, the agency that represents Texas medical professionals has graduated a third leadership class. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) has graduated from its Leadership College 18 physicians from around the state.

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Survey Reveals First Aid Kit Essential in Car Trunk

By on January 21, 2013 in Featured, Research & Education with 0 Comments
Survey Reveals First Aid Kit Essential in Car Trunk

According to a recent survey, a first aid kit is essential to having in the trunk when stranded in due to treacherous conditions like ice, snow, poor visibility or slick roads.

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Halloween ‘Deadliest Day’ Of The Year For Child Pedestrians

By on October 24, 2012 in Featured, Research & Education with 0 Comments
Halloween ‘Deadliest Day’ Of The Year For Child Pedestrians

It’s that time of year when ghost and goblins will be hitting the streets in search of worldly rewards. Kids have a greater chance of being fatally injured by a car on Halloween than any other day of the year, including the Fourth of July and New Year’s Day.

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Texas Led Children Study Shows Berlin Heart Provides Life-Saving “Bridge”

Texas Led Children Study Shows Berlin Heart Provides Life-Saving “Bridge”

A tiny heart pump that maintains blood flow in babies and small children with serious heart failure proved effective and life saving in a pioneering study involving 17 institutions led by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).

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Cardiologists Identify Mechanism Making Diabetic Heart Disease Worse

By on March 13, 2012 in Featured, Research & Education with 0 Comments
Cardiologists Identify Mechanism Making Diabetic Heart Disease Worse

Two cardiologists have uncovered how a specific protein’s previously unsuspected role contributes to the deterioration of heart muscle in patients with diabetes. Investigators in the mouse study at UT Southwestern Medical Center found a way to reverse the damage caused by this protein.

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Texas Children’s Hospital Announces FDA Approval of ‘Berlin Heart’ for Kids

By on January 13, 2012 in Featured, Research & Education with 0 Comments
Texas Children’s Hospital Announces FDA Approval of ‘Berlin Heart’ for Kids

Newborns, toddlers and teens who suffer from heart failure and need heart transplantation to survive just got a life-saving pediatric heart pump that buys time and allows them to grow stronger as they wait for a donor heart.

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UT Southwestern Uncovers Genetic Link Between Emphysema & Lung Cancer

By on December 13, 2011 in Health News Texas, Research & Education with 0 Comments
UT Southwestern Uncovers Genetic Link Between Emphysema & Lung Cancer

A gene linked to emphysema also can be a factor for developing lung cancer unrelated to cigarette smoking, UT Southwestern Medical Center research indicates. Smoking was the only known risk factor previously associated with both diseases.

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