Topic: Medicine

New Direction in Preventing Alzheimer's is Needed

Aug. 24, 2016
Elders

The research progress of Alzheimer's dementia has followed a tortured path chiefly because vested pharmaceutical companies are fused to the business school maxim.

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Dell Medical School Welcomes Its First Class

June 27, 2016
Students in the inaugural class of the Dell Medical School

Less than four years after Travis County voted to establish a new medical school at UT Austin, the Dell Medical School is welcoming its first class of 50 students this week.

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Health Care Transformer Joining Dell Med

June 22, 2016
Elizabeth Teisberg

Elizabeth Teisberg, co-creator of the idea of value-based health care strategy and an internationally recognized author and professor, is joining the Dell Medical School.

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Zika Virus Shows Why We Need to Improve Health Communication

Feb. 26, 2016
Mosquito

Health literacy is a major concern facing the U.S. health care system, and it needs to get better soon. Simple, clear communication is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for promoting health behavior change.

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Researchers Build Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine

Nov. 2, 2015
Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine Made from DNA

Researchers at UT Austin have developed a nanoscale machine made of DNA that can randomly walk in any direction across bumpy surfaces and could potentially be used for cancer detection. 

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