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State reviewing why more women die in childbirth

...is uncertain, the newspaper reported.But Dr. George Saade, director of maternal-fetal medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch, told the Post-Dispatch that black women were three to four times more likely than white women to die...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-10/state-reviewing-why-more-wom
Fires breaks out in historic Galveston and Houston

...one person escaped the fire, but he didn't know the person's identity or condition. Officials at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston did not respond to requests for information about the person who escaped. The Strand District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/25/hur_6263.shtml
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Federal health officials alert to threat of new mosquito disease

...no new cases there since 2001. Rift Valley fever is one of several emerging viruses being studied by the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. One focus is better vaccines, since there is no approved vaccine for people or livestock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/24/liv_419993.shtml
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Capsules

...intercourse, but they are not perfect. In fact, they are only 87 percent effective, said Susan Weller of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Her analysis of 12 studies involving 504 couples, one of whom was infected with the AIDS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/03/liv_281032.shtml
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Health capsules

...the American Medical Association. Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found that in the six months after Nancy Reagan's surgery the number of women choosing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/11/ent_230645.shtml
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Mission will take Augusta doctor, family to Central African hospital

...doctors he met as a child, he said. "That's what got me interested in medicine." He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1987. He has served on brief medical missions to Ogbomosho,Nigeria, and Amp Pipal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/14/ent_222448.shtml
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Showers bring nuisance of mosquitoes

...study published online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found that infected mosquitoes feeding on anesthetized mice could pass the virus to uninfected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/07/met_455337.shtml
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Government tightens medical-privacy rules

...weeks, 70 were registered. So far, health-care providers say patients haven't had much reaction. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston provided patients with a phone number to call if they had HIPAA questions, but many of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/11/bus_372281.shtml
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Ecstasy a greater risk for women

LONDON -- Ecstasy, the increasingly popular party drug, may cause more brain damage in women than in men, new research suggests. A study published this week in The Lancet medical journal compared brain scans of people who had taken 50 or more Ecstasy tablets in their lifetimes with those of a group who had never taken the drug. The findings indicated women - but not men - lost a significant number of brain cells, even though the men had taken more Ecstasy over the years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/01/tec_323142.shtml
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Vaccine for West Nile tested

...a study suggests. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston presented their findings - based...West Nile. Although the initial research by University of Texas Medical Branch proved successful in hamsters, Dr. Tesh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/15/tec_326838.shtml
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