University of Houston
The University of Houston, (UH) was founded in 1927 in Houston, Texas. Today, UH has more than 36,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university has 12 academic colleges and more than 40 research institutes and centers. Notable academic and research departments include, space commercialization, superconductivity, biomedical engineering, petroleum exploration and engineering and virtual technology.
A device co-developed by a University of Houston (UH) physicist to detect the spread of breast cancer and allow physicians to better plan intervention is extending its market reach, bringing it another step ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Gaining new insight to managing sodium balance and blood pressure, investigators at the University of Houston (UH) College of Pharmacy believe their work may identify future therapeutic targets to control ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the University of Houston (UH) have discovered what may possibly be a key ingredient in the fight against Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new UH experiment takes an unconventional look at the treatment for domestic violence, otherwise known as intimate partner violence (IPV), by focusing on changing the perpetrators' psychological abuse during arguments rather ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Whether it is a phobia like a fear of flying, public speaking or spiders, or a diagnosis such as obsessive compulsive disorder, new research finds patients suffering from anxiety disorders showed the most ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Research by an optometrist at the University of Houston (UH) supports the continued investigation of optical treatments that attempt to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children.
Ophthalmology Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Measure twice and cut once is a well-known phrase among surgeons, but this is not always what happens. To better prepare new surgeons for the operating room, University of Houston (UH) computer scientists ...
Surgery Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Houston (UH) are recommending a new strategy for developing drugs to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's and cardiovascular diseases.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 20, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Hormone researchers at the University of Houston (UH) have their sights set on providing long-term treatment options for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases by better understanding estradiol, the ...
Medical research Sep 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Carla Sharp, an associate professor and director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab in clinical psychology at the University of Houston (UH), became interested in the way people think, how they organize thoughts, execute ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 28, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of researchers from the University of Houston (UH) and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (SLEH) are working to develop improved screening methods to detect a potentially lethal, drug-resistant superbug ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Houston (UH) researchers have their sights set on developing possible treatments for breast and colon cancer.
Cancer Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The spoils of war for returning veterans may include addictions, injury and the constant images of horrific events they witnessed. Now a University of Houston joint study funded by the Veterans Health Administration ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A University of Houston (UH) pharmacy professor's decade-long questioning of conventional medical dogma in the treatment of asthma earned him a prestigious international honor as a top medical innovator.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0