Topic: Dell Children's Medical Center

Moving for a Better Mind

May 24, 2013
Moving for a Better Mind

Darla Castelli is proving the link between fitness and brain function. Now she hopes to change attitudes about the importance of physical education. Watch a video.

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Study Links Pollutants to a 450 Percent Increase in Risk of Birth Defects

Oct. 19, 2011

Pesticides and pollutants are related to a 450 percent increase in the risk of spina bifida and anencephaly in rural China, according to scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and Peking University.

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Soccer's semester of service

May 11, 2011
Nina Frausing Pedersen, Leah Payne and Mary Reddy

Every Wednesday morning during the spring semester the Texas soccer team volunteered at both Dell Children's Medical Center and the Ronald McDonald House. Student athlete Hannah Higgins said the team "fell in love" with the causes.

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Dell Pediatric Research Institute Opens at Mueller, Brings New Focus To Children's Health Research at The University of Texas at Austin

April 23, 2010

Dell Pediatric Research InstituteThe University of Texas at Austin's Dell Pediatric Research Institute (DPRI), a new medical research facility that promises to advance understanding of childhood diseases and disorders, opened today (April 23) on the former site of the Robert Mueller Airport.

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Educational Psychologist's Depression Treatment Adopted by Belgium and the Netherlands

Jan. 20, 2010

A depression treatment program created by University of Texas at Austin educational psychologist Kevin Stark has been adopted by mental health professionals in Belgium and the Netherlands as the government sanctioned treatment for children experiencing depressive disorders.

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