Research Archives

Is the air quality inside your home worse than in an office building?

January 26, 2022
With more people working from home, a new study examines indoor air quality in office buildings and single-family homes

New method developed to improve accuracy of disease diagnosis

January 25, 2022
Pathology tests are a crucial part of the cancer treatment process. However, many of these tests are subjective, and even trained experts can disagree on results.

Repeated exposure to major disasters has long-term mental health impacts

January 13, 2022
Study finds that Houston residents who experienced two or more hazardous events in the past five years had a reduction in mental health scores

Asthma education program in South Texas shown to improve health outcomes

January 11, 2022
Evaluation of the Healthy South Texas asthma program suggests participation reduced health disparities among children with asthma in a low-income community

Public Health researcher develops new method for teaching biostatistics

January 10, 2022
Method uses computational thinking to impart conceptual statistical knowledge to students without a strong mathematical background

Running could improve brain function in Gulf War illness

January 6, 2022
Study shows exercising a few times a week improves symptoms related to the chronic illness

COVID-19 hospitalization costs and outcomes in 2020 improved over time

January 3, 2022
First comprehensive analysis of hospital in-patient costs and length of stay underscores the immense burden of the pandemic on health care resources in America

Affordable Care Act saw no coverage changes during Trump administration

December 21, 2021
Study shows that despite the shift in administration, the gains in coverage that were documented in 2016 and earlier remained stable in 2017 and 2018

Torres Odio awarded F31 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

December 17, 2021
NIH fellowship awarded to outstanding predoctoral students who come from underrepresented groups in biomedical research