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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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Undergraduate nursing research programs support students’ holistic development

Two research training programs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing are introducing Bachelor of Science in Nursing students to skills and experiences most often reserved for nurses pursuing an advanced degree.

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UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry opens dental clinic for special-needs children, adults

The UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry has opened a special-care dental clinic, the first of its kind in an academic setting in South Texas that will serve people of all ages with intellectual, developmental, cognitive or physical disabilities.


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.

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Employees rank UT Health San Antonio best for culture, outlook

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are increasingly seeking personal fulfillment and increased value from their jobs, according to workplace research groups LinkedIn, Gallup and Gartner. This includes the feeling of a strong and shared purpose. They want to be able to share their talents and be stimulated and valued. In addition to aligning with a personal mission, job stability and security also are vital factors driving satisfaction.



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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