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Knowing the Enemy: Biggest battle facing humankind becomes personal for UTHealth student

By 2050, more people are predicted to die from drug-resistant infections than cancer. That alarming projection fuels microbiology and infectious diseases student Ayesha Khan’s tireless drive to win the war against superbugs at a center dedicated to this cause at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)....

The Power of Telemedicine: Long-distance expertise — and a new best friend — prove the perfect stroke remedy for Betty

Betty Ozen has a spring in her step again, thanks to her quick-acting daughter, the wonders of telemedicine and a helping paw from Jojo....

A Miraculous Journey: David’s growth from frailest baby to fledgling baseball player

At 10 months old and weighing just 10 pounds, David was so weak and behind in development that he couldn’t even sit up. But now the bubbly 4-year-old is growing fast and thriving. In fact, the big Houston Astros fan is already swinging baseball bats, and he even has a mean left-handed pitch....

Lighting the Way of Heart Repair: A Q & A with Catalin Loghin, M.D., on interventional cardiac imaging

Mention sound waves and your favorite song or someone’s voice may come to mind. But to a cardiologist, sound waves mean echocardiograms....