April 2019 Archive
Aphasia disrupts communication and impairs language processing. This affects every aspect of an individual’s ability to produce or comprehend speech and the ability to read or write. More than two million people in the U.S. are living with aphasia.
While acupuncture can be used for a number of medical conditions, dry needling is used by physical therapists to primarily relieve pain and tightness in muscles. By inserting a needle directly into a trigger point, the needle can release tension in the surrounding muscles
Clinical laboratory scientists provide 70 percent of the critical information required for diagnosis, treatment and preventative care. This is essential for assessing patient health and identifying severe diseases.
TTUHSC on April 25 announced the naming of its pharmacy school as the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. The naming honors the lifelong dedication and support of TTUHSC by Hodge.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s (TTUHSC) Physician Assistant program is combating the current needs of rural West Texans by arming the next class of physician assistants with clinical experiences in rural and underserved communities from the top of the Panhandle to the Permian Basin, Abilene and El Paso.
According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, nearly one in 12 (7.7 percent) U.S. children ages 3-17 has had a disorder related to voice, speech, language, or swallowing in the past 12 months. If undetected or untreated, these disorders loss can delay a child’s speech and language development.
The newest public art installation at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), “Complete Fragment” by James Surls, encourages visitors to unwind and let go of everyday stresses as they take in the artwork around them.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) hosted “Museum by Night: The Art of Health Care,” a night dedicated to celebrate the advancements in health care education. “Museum by Night” was held March 28 at the Helen Devitt Jones Auditorium and Sculpture Court, at the Museum of Texas Tech University, 3301 Fourth St.
The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) recently awarded a $2,430,998 grant to Rakhshanda Rahman, M.D., professor of breast surgical oncology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and the founding executive director of the school’s multi-campus Breast Center of Excellence (BCE) that was established in 2009.
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