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Clues sought for why pediatric cancer survivors develop heart failure

September 25, 2020

Cancer chemotherapy changes the function of cells that repair heart injury, researchers at UT Health San Antonio discovered. Twenty percent of children treated with drugs called anthracyclines go on to suffer heart failure later in life.



Residents with prediabetes needed for medications study

September 25, 2020

175 area residents with a diagnosis of prediabetes are encouraged to enroll in a clinical trial offered by UT Health San Antonio and University Health System.



New standard for measuring chemical intolerance

September 25, 2020

Researchers developed and validated a three-question, yes-or-no survey that primary care providers, allergists, dermatologists and other specialists can incorporate into patient visits.


Mobile Device Management with Microsoft Intune

September 25, 2020

By: Office of Information Security Mobile Device Management (MDM) with Microsoft Intune provides employees access to university applications, data and resources from virtually anywhere on almost any mobile device. Protect your privacy and data when you …



160 genes linked to brain shrinkage in study of 45,000 adults

September 25, 2020

Comparison of genes and MRI results shows associations A new study implicates 160 genes in brain shrinkage seen on MRIs of 45,000 healthy adults. The shrinkage is in the cortex, the dimply outer layer of the brain that gives rise to thinking, awareness …


Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: How big a threat is aerosolized spread of the coronavirus?

September 25, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, answers listeners’ questions about the spread of the coronavirus through aerosol particles, whether air conditioning and ventilation systems increase the spread of the virus and if it’s safe to gather i …


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Study: Childhood chemo alters heart’s caretaker cells

September 25, 2020

Clues sought for why 1 in 5 pediatric cancer survivors develop heart failure. Cancer chemotherapy changes the function of cells that repair heart injury, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio …


St. Mary’s University: Texas Latino Policy Symposium to draw experts on the needs of Latinos amid the COVID-19 pandemic

September 25, 2020

Dr. Amelie Ramirez, director of Salud America! at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio, will be a panelist in this upcoming symposium at St. Mary’s University addressing how the pandemic has disproportionately affected t …



Mays Cancer Center selected for ASCO quality improvement program

September 24, 2020

SAN ANTONIO — The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, is one of 10 institutions selected nationwide for the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Quality Oncology Practice Initiative® and Quality Training Program Imp …


EMS1: Remembering EMS leader, icon and visionary, Dr. Craig Manifold

September 24, 2020

National leader in emergency medical service, Craig A. Manifold, DO, has passed away. He was a retired brigadier general, assistant professor of emergency health sciences in our School of Health Professions, former medical director of the San Antonio F …


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