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‘Living Legend’ Norma Martínez Rogers a champion of first-generation Hispanic nursing students

During her more than 50-year nursing career, Norma Martínez Rogers focused on mentoring, nursing education, advocating for underserved populations and health care policy changes. But she never forgot the feeling the first time she stepped onto campus as a nursing student.

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Health Care

Walking analysis may help prevent or delay dementia symptoms

Researchers at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases are researching early indicators of diseases to either prevent or delay the onset of severe symptoms.

Research

Inflammatory trigger a new clue in Alzheimer’s

Researchers discover toxic process involving ‘jumping genes’ Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported that an inflammatory trigger like one present during viral infections is el …

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Be Well Texas, Hill Country MHDD Centers to offer substance use care for Uvalde residents

Be Well Texas, a statewide initiative of UT Health San Antonio, and Hill Country Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Centers  entered into an agreement to provide substance use disorder treatment services to Uvalde residents. They will joint …

Want to improve brain health at midlife? Eat more omega-3s 

“Whereas prior studies have looked at this association in older populations, we now know that — even at younger ages — a diet that includes some omega-3 fatty acids protects the brain.” Claudia Satizabal, PhD, population health sciences, Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s at UT Health San Antonio

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Now is not the time to let down our guard. Simple behaviors can keep us all safe from COVID-19.

Twenty-Four Seven: A podcast about caregiving

The Texas Public Radio podcast, “Twenty-Four Seven: A Podcast About Caregiving,” presents a thoughtful and helpful tool offering guidance to families and friends with loved ones experiencing dementia. In season three, host and longtime NPR journalist Kitty Eisele explores the importance of how caregivers are portrayed in popular culture. The podcast is proudly sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and its Biggs Alzheimer’s Institute.

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