Topic: Serving the State / Medical Health

Starving Prostate Cancer With What You Eat for Dinner

June 6, 2017
turmeric

New research from The University of Texas at Austin identifies several natural compounds found in food, including turmeric, apple peels and red grapes, as key ingredients that could thwart the growth of prostate cancer.

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New Patient Information-Sharing System Will Save Lives

May 31, 2017
hospital

Doctors don’t just manage our health — they manage our data. The Texas Advanced Computing Center, with its supercomputing capabilities, offers an unparalleled ability to manage massive data sets and save lives. 

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Decision Aid, Support Strategy Boost Colorectal Testing

May 15, 2017
physician-and-patient

Helping patients understand colonoscopy alternatives and make a colorectal cancer screening choice based on their own values — combined with one-on-one support — increases screening completion.

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Study: Poor Decision Support for Breast Cancer Patients

May 3, 2017
A breast reconstructive surgeon talks with a patient.

More than half of breast cancer patients undergoing mastectomy do not make an informed decision about reconstructive surgery that aligns with their personal goals, a new study reports.

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UT Speech and Hearing Center Offers Free Screenings

Feb. 9, 2017
children hearing

Through a new program in the Moody College of Communication at UT Austin, Central Texans can now access free screenings to identify and assess children with possible speech or language delays. 

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