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Thinning of brain region may signal dementia risk 5-10 years before symptoms

With early detection, the window for therapeutic interventions and lifestyle modifications would widen, and the progression to dementia could decrease, researchers believe.

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Education

Nursing professor recognized among 2024 Leaders and Legends of Texas Nursing

School of Nursing’s Castella Endowed Distinguished Professor Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, has been named a 2024 Leaders and Legends of Texas Nursing honoree by the Texas Nurses Association.

Health Care

University receives Parkinson’s Foundation designation

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) was recognized for its newest designation as the Parkinson’s Foundation Comprehensive Care Center on Saturday. A team of specialists from UT Health San Antonio’ …

Research

Locked-in syndrome is predominant outcome when children survive drowning, larger study confirms

It is a far cry from the traditionally thought-of “vegetative state” in which the mind is absent while the body lives on. Indeed, it is the opposite. Children with “locked-in syndrome,” unable to move or speak, are awake and fully aware of their surroundings.

Community

School of Dentistry ready to serve patients with special needs

The School of Dentistry celebrated the opening of its Phil and Karen Hunke Special Care Clinic on Feb. 7. The clinic will provide comprehensive dental care for adults and children with intellectual, developmental, cognitive or physical disabilities, and those with complex medical conditions.

 

 

Science & Medicine

Texas Public Radio’s podcast, Science & Medicine, explains how scientific discovery at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio advances the way medicine is practiced around the world.

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