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Vasectomies increase during March Madness

January 26, 2023

The number of vasectomies increases during March Madness.   For some men, preparing to watch their favorite college basketball teams duke it out during March Madness includes a comfortable chair, big screen TV, an ice pack and a vasectomy. “It’s t …

Learning comes full circle for DEHS student

January 19, 2023

Emily Johnson is a second-year graduate student in the Master of Deaf Education and Hearing Science (DEHS) Program at the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine. Her learning journey to become a certified educator for deaf and hard-of-hearing children began when she was just a preschooler.

Art talk seeks to bring ‘ReCollections’ to families living with dementia

January 11, 2023

“Still Life With Festive Breads,” Artist unknown, Puebla, Mexico, 19th century.   Kathleen Schock doesn’t claim to be an art expert. But in her elegantly comfortable home filled with her sister-in-law’s artwork, she points out a favorite piece as …

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Walking analysis may help prevent or delay dementia symptoms

January 4, 2023

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.

Yahoo: An old drug represents a new hope for treating the toughest cancers

December 21, 2022

Ratna K. Vadlamudi, PhD, vice chair for research, Obstetrics & Gynecology, co-leader of the Cancer Development and Progression Program, Mays Cancer Center, and Virginia Kaklamani, MD, Medical Oncology, leader of the Breast Cancer Program, Mays Canc …

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New hope for treating the toughest cancers

December 20, 2022

The Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio — South Texas’ only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center — is putting a decades-old antidepressant drug to new use treating breast cancers that don’t respond to existing therapies. Research …

Barshop Institute’s Palavicini attracts early scientist award

December 15, 2022

American Federation for Aging Research grant allows exploration of signaling molecules toxic in Alzheimer’s, diabetes, aging The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) selected Juan Pablo Palavicini, PhD, an early career scientist at The Univers …

Living Beyond Cancer symposium scheduled for January

December 13, 2022

Living Beyond Cancer A-Z symposium slated for Jan. 21.   Cancer survivors, cancer patients, friends, family and caregivers are invited to attend Living Beyond Cancer A-Z, a free symposium on Jan. 21, put on by the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT He …

UT Health San Antonio awarded $1.8 million NIH grant for research in addiction recovery support services

December 13, 2022

  With the U.S. grappling with an unprecedented opioid-related overdose crisis, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) was awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to researc …

Department of Pharmacology neuroscience researcher committed to treating brain illnesses

December 9, 2022

David Morilak, PhD,  Quincy and Estine Lee endowed chair and professor in the Department of  Pharmacology and director of the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has long been fascinated by brain health.

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