Topic: Public health

50-Year Cholera Mystery Solved by Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin

May 29, 2012

For 50 years scientists have been unsure how the bacteria that gives humans cholera manages to resist one of our basic innate immune responses. That mystery has now been solved, thanks to research from biologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents, Report Chemists

March 8, 2012

Inspired by the paper-folding art of origami, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a 3-D paper sensor that may be able to test for diseases such as malaria and HIV for less than 10 cents a pop.

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Health Priorities for Texas Families and Underserved Populations To Be Focus of March 28 Conference

March 8, 2012

Health Fair to Provide Free Health Screenings to Underserved Populations

March 1, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing in conjunction with the East Travis Gateway Library District will be hosting the second annual Longhorn Health Fair.

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Health Care Research Spanning Many Disciplines to be Presented at Symposium

April 13, 2011