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New research from the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences characterizes shifts in internet use among older adults during the pandemic.

Anesthesiologists in the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease enter a multi-site clinical trial to determine best care practices for patients undergoing congenital heart surgery.

Women's Health Sep 20, 2022

Karla Maguire, MD, MPH, from Women's Health explains polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and offers lifestyle tips for symptom management.

Jenna Olney’s background in occupational therapy afforded her unique insight to her treatment at the Musculoskeletal Institute.

Comprehensive Memory Center practitioners seek to improve patient outcomes through interprofessional collaboration.

In this two-part series, UT Health Austin clinicians discuss the importance of adequate caloric intake for young athletes.

Researchers affiliated with the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences hope to identify changes in brain development that predict condition onset.

A new initiative spearheaded by UT Health Austin psychiatrist Stephen Strakowski, MD will improve mental health support for people incarcerated in Travis County.

UT Health Austin ophthalmologist, Gene Kim, MD, encourages healthy contact lens wear and care.

Articles touting the health benefits of red wine are a mainstay of the pop-science press. Carla Cos, RDN, LD, takes us behind the hype.

Stephen Strakowski, MD, offers advice for teens and their caregivers looking to manage academic stress.

Rheumatology Videos Aug 11, 2022

UT Health Austin rheumatologist Kevin V. Hackshaw, MD, explains the role of exercise in arthritis management.

Women's Health Aug 9, 2022

UT Health Austin obstetrician-gynecologist, Denise Johnson, MD, provides breastfeeding guidance to new and expectant parents.

Ophthalmology Aug 5, 2022

Eric L. Crowell, MD, MPH of the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment of uveitis.

In this two-part series, UT Health Austin clinicians discuss the importance of adequate caloric intake for young athletes.

UT Health Austin chiropractor Sylvia Deily, DC, Cert MDT, shares insight on how to stay healthy and active when sitting all day as you return to work or school.

Infectious Disease Jul 25, 2022

Learn more about the virus, stay up-to-date with the latest case counts and get familiar with community resources in the Austin area.

Clinicians from the Mulva Clinic for Neurosciences share their perspective in honor of World Brain Day.

Orthopedics Pediatrics Jul 19, 2022

J. Mica Guzman, MD, offers tips to keep your kid safe as they gear up for the athletic season.

Without proper food safety practices, outdoor meals this season might result in foodborne illnesses. UT Health Austin primary care clinicians, Scott Selinger, MD, FACP, and Kristin Vinueza, APRN, FNP, share their insight into what causes food poisoning and how you can prevent it.

Women's Health Jul 11, 2022

“Most of us aren't aware of our pelvic floor,” says Uchenna Ossai, PT, DPT. In this quick rundown, she explains the importance of your pelvic floor and how you can keep it healthy.

Nicholas Ortiz, MD, from the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences explains the basis and benefits of the technique and describes what patients can expect from the procedure.

UT Health Austin dietitian Carla Cos, RDN, LD, advises practicing outdoor food safety during hot summer days to protect you and your loved ones.

Activity Orthopedics Jun 30, 2022

Anthony Johnson, MD, and Tammy Noel, MSN, served on the Medical Team for Team Texas during this year's event.

A UT Health Austin neurologist explains how toxins from algae, such as those found in Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Barton Springs this summer, can harm you and your pets.

Children as young as six months are now eligible for the shot.

Supply chain disruptions have resulted in elevated costs and limited variety of the period product.

Women's Health Jun 22, 2022

UT Health Austin obstetrician-gynecologist Justine Reilly, MD, weighs in on challenges faced by LGBTQ+ patients and the field’s inclusive future.

Outdoor activities are in full swing and that means we're all soaking up a lot more sun and hot weather, exposing ourselves to heat-related illness.

UT Health Austin receives a $100,000 grant from the Cardinal Health Foundation to join a national quality improvement collaborative focused on improving suicide care.

How one student’s questions about who was included in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research studies led to a friendship, a published paper, and the start of a career in medicine.

UT Health Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center are dedicated to enhancing the psycho-social connections between expectant parents and the Comprehensive Fetal Care Team

Videos Women's Health May 24, 2022

In the fourth installment of a four-part series, UT Health Austin obstetrician-gynecologist Karla Maguire, MD, MPH, answers the most commonly searched questions about post-partum pregnancy, commonly referred to as the "fourth" trimester.

Activity Ophthalmology May 24, 2022

Medical students with a passion for ophthalmology bring the Lion King to life for students who are blind and visually impaired

Women's Health May 16, 2022

Urinary incontinence is common among women of all ages. Studies show that 25-45% of women suffer from this condition, but researchers found that urinary incontinence is severely under-reported. UT Health Austin's Women's Health experts can help you resolve your urinary incontinence so you can get back to the life you love.

UT Health Austin neuropsychologist Jared Benge, PhD, ABPP, provides answers to the top 10 questions he gets asked about the aging brain.

On December 13, 2018, 5-year-old Owen Coulter’s heart stopped beating in the emergency room at Dell Children’s Medical Center. After 90 minutes of CPR and other critical interventions, his heart began beating again. Today, three years later, Owen is a vibrant, curious second grader. Read Owen's story and find out why Owen's parents, Kristin and Darin Coulter, refer to Dell Children's as their family.

It is often said that “the eyes are the windows to the soul,” meaning a person’s emotions, and perhaps even their thoughts at times, can be understood by looking into their eyes. For neuro-ophthalmologists, the eyes often act as windows to the brain and nervous system. Find out how UT Health Austin neuro-ophthalmologists treat vision issues linked to neurological conditions.

UT Health Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center are excited to announce the opening of the Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Center, a clinical partnership between Dell Children's Medical Center and UT Health Austin that brings specialized teams across healthcare entities together under the mission of transforming healthcare delivery and redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society.

Studies were published in January 2022 providing the strongest evidence yet for the causes of Multiple Sclerosis and the mechanisms by which it attacks the body. We spoke with Ethan Meltzer, MD, a neurologist at UT Health Austin’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences to get his opinion about these studies and what they mean for patients and future hope of a cure for MS.

In her mid-40s, Patty Candelaria was treated by UT Health Austin board-certified interventional cardiologist D. Byron Holt, MD, FSCAI, who serves as the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology for the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. Find out how Patty became Dr. Holt’s oldest “pediatric” heart surgery patient.

Austin marathon runner Victoria Threadgould becomes the Abdominal Transplant Center's first altruistic living kidney donor by donating one of her kidneys to a recipient in need.

Learn how the son of an employee of The University of Texas at Austin receives a lifesaving surgery after transferring care to the Abdominal Transplant Center.

On Wednesday, March 2, UT Health Austin pediatric and congenital heart surgeon Charles D. Fraser, Jr., MD, an internationally recognized congenital heart surgeon, was named the inaugural Executive Director of the new Institute for Cardiovascular Health, a collaboration between Ascension Texas and The University of Texas at Austin, which includes the Dell Medical School.

The Abdominal Transplant Center performs its first kidney transplant surgery and altruistic donor surgery, all in the same week.

Fetal Care Women's Health Feb 23, 2022

UT Health Austin maternal-fetal medicine specialist Celeste Sheppard, MD, FACOG, explains that a pregnancy does not have to come with complications or be considered “high risk” in order for an expectant mother to receive an ultrasound examination from a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Find out how a visit with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist can help ensure you are receiving the best care for your baby.

Orthopedics Feb 15, 2022

At UT Health Austin’s award-winning Musculoskeletal Institute, continuity of care is a leading concern and goal. Find out how the Musculoskeletal Institute's continuity of care extends beyond the clinical practice and into the Central Texas community.

Videos Women's Health Feb 11, 2022

In the second installment of a four-part series, UT Health Austin obstetrician-gynecologist Justine Reilly, MD, answers the most commonly searched questions about the second trimester of pregnancy.

Cardiology Pediatrics Feb 8, 2022

Every child and their family deserve the best possible care, and the best has come to the families of Central Texas! With a focus on uncompromising quality, unwavering commitment, and both whole-patient and whole-family care, the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin, is dedicated to making every childhood the beginning of a healthy, happy life.

Orthopedics Surgery Feb 3, 2022

Before agreeing to a surgery as significant as a full hip replacement, Jeff applied his investigative skills to determine his range of potential choices, not only regarding what type of care he would receive, but also who he would choose to deliver that care. Find out why he chose to receive care through UT Health Austin's Musculoskeletal Institue.