PodMed TT – Breakthrough Treatment Helps Paralyzed People Walk Again

Friday, September 28, 2018
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Walking. It’s something the vast majority of us take for granted, but for people who’ve experienced accidents that have severed their spinal cord, the ability is priceless. So,…

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PodMed TT – Induced Labor at 39 Weeks May Reduce C-Section Rates in Healthy First-Time Mothers

Monday, August 13, 2018
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If you’re a woman about to give birth for the first time—so-called “nulliparous” in medical jargon—is it better to induce labor at 39 weeks or simply wait and…

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PodMed TT – Monitoring Glucose to Identify Diabetes Subtypes

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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What can we learn from continuous glucose monitoring for a few weeks and standardized food challenges among people who haven’t been diagnosed with diabetes? A lot, as Rick…

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PodMed TT – Citizen Participation in Tick Research

Friday, July 20, 2018
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Can citizen participation in scientific research teach us about ticks and their habits? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, the answer is a resounding…

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PodMed TT – Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation With a Wearable Heart Monitor

Monday, July 16, 2018
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Can an ECG patch that monitors heart activity for up to four weeks at home help diagnose the risk of atrial fibrillation better than standard methods? On PodMed…

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PodMed TT – The Benefits of Taking Blood Pressure With a Portable Monitor

Friday, April 20, 2018
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Measuring blood pressure over 24 hours with a portable monitor while going about your daily activities is much better at predicting cardiovascular events and death than a single…

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From the Desk of the President

Friday, July 10, 2015
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New Look – This week, the new Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Tech View blog gets a new look – and focus.  The new TTUHSC…

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From the Desk of the President

Friday, June 26, 2015
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BHR Appointment – I would like to congratulate TTUHSC El Paso Assistant Vice President for Research Dr. Peter Rotwein, who was recently appointed as a member of the…

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From the Desk of the President

Friday, June 19, 2015
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Gold Seal of Approval – This week, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation…

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