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Neil Newman, MD, speaks to a patient at the Mays Cancer Center.

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Hundreds of students celebrated for their achievements

Proud parents, family members and friends witnessed the celebratory sights and sounds of the 1,098 graduates of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who crossed the stage during the combined spring and summer commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, at the Alamodome.

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A long-term ketogenic diet accumulates aged cells in normal tissues, a UT Health San Antonio-led study shows

A strict “keto-friendly” diet popular for weight loss and diabetes, depending on both the diet and individual, might not be all that friendly. A new study found that a continuous long-term ketogenic diet may induce senescence, or aged, cells in normal tissues, with effects on heart and kidney function in particular.


Study: Physical exercise impacts every type of tissue in the body and affects males and females differently

We all know that exercise is good for us, but figuring out the “why” and “how” of physical exercise’s effect on the body is the goal of a 10-year, multi-million dollar project through the National Institutes of Health called the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium, (MoTrPAC).


UT Health San Antonio and Spurs take over elementary PE classes

The clunk of basketballs hitting rims instead of the swooshing of nets mixed with squeals of laughter as the Spurs Coyote led a group of third graders through basketball drills. lt was part of an afternoon of fun and learning when the San Antonio Spurs Sports Academy with UT Health San Antonio took charge of the physical education classes at an elementary school.



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