Long School of Medicine

Magnesium energetics

Researchers solve 100-year-old mystery of what activates magnesium ions in the cell

October 15, 2020

The discovery is expected to be a springboard for future development of novel drugs to treat cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders such as diabetes and other diseases.

STAT: For Black women, the isolation of infertility is compounded by barriers to treatment

October 14, 2020

Dr. Yetunde Ibrahim, a reproductive endocrinologist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was interviewed for this story by STAT that discusses infertility among Black women. Dr. Ibrihim says Black women are underrepresented in infertility clinical trials. Read the story.

News 4: Doctors developing COVID ‘Brain Fog’ treatments with data from MRI scans

October 14, 2020

Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, spoke to News 4 San Antonio audiences about a condition scientists and COVID survivors call “brain fog.” Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez, who runs a recovery clinic for COVID patients, indicates that more data is becoming available from MRI studies where scientists can look at specific parts of the brain. Read […]

News 4: UT Health San Antonio prepares for flu season during pandemic

October 13, 2020

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer of UT Health Physicians, discussed preparing for the flu season with COVID-19 and why getting the flu shot is so important for everyone in the community. Read and watch the story.

Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: Should I ditch my old toothbrush if I’ve had COVID-19?

October 13, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, answers listeners’ questions about how to best protect themselves against the aerosolized spread of COVID-19, the effectiveness of UV light sanitizers and masking after the pandemic is over. Listen to the interview.

Texas Public Radio: Ask the expert: How can I vote safely in the 2020 election?

October 13, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, answered questions about voting amid the coronavirus pandemic for Texas Public Radio listeners. Listen to the interview.