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Study will compare 2 treatment strategies for severe brain injury; public comment requested

June 10, 2020

A study of emergency care involving victims of severe brain trauma is to be performed in the San Antonio area. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults up to 44 years of age. Every 15 seconds some …

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Voelcker Fund awards $650,000 to cancer researchers on the rise

June 9, 2020

The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund supports innovative cancer research projects conducted by rising star faculty members.

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Stroke bleeds in the brain not decreasing, study finds

June 9, 2020

Brain bleeds called intracerebral hemorrhages remained stable in incidence among all age groups over the past 30 years, but they increased in people 75 and older, according to a new analysis of the Framingham Heart Study.

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TAMIU graduates use LEAP to enter School of Health Professions graduate programs

June 9, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (June 9, 2020) — Laredo college graduates are taking advantage of the Laredo Early Acceptance Program to be admitted into UT Health San Antonio graduate programs. The first four students will be admitted this fall. The initiative, begun in …

Collective Healing Virtual Roundtable

June 9, 2020

The UT Health San Antonio community is invited to participate in the “Collective Healing Virtual Roundtable” scheduled for Wednesday, June 10, at 4 p.m. This roundtable, organized by the Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Long School of Medicine, is de …

Mays Cancer Center launches new website

June 9, 2020

The Mays Cancer Center has launched a new website that will improve access to information and clarify services offered in patient care and research.

KENS 5: Over 500 people randomly tested to study the impact of asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus

June 9, 2020

Jon Gelfond, PhD, from the Department of Population Health Sciences, was interviewed about the current study examining people throughout San Antonio who do not have symptoms of COVID-19 and whether they may be capable of carrying the disease. Dr. Barba …

PhillyVoice: Brain bleeds on the rise in older seniors, but blood thinners may be preventing fatal strokes at earlier ages

June 9, 2020

The frequency of brain bleeds has stabilized among most age groups over the last three decades, but not among seniors 75 and older, according to a new analysis of the Framingham Heart Study. “We are not advocating that people stop taking statins or ant …

KSAT 12: Local doctor provides health tips on protesting safely

June 9, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, offered advice about staying healthy while protesting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read and watch the full story.

Fox 29: Student-led protest by UT Health San Antonio and UIW students called, “White Coats for Black Lives”

June 9, 2020

Medical and nursing students from UT Health San Antonio and the University of the Incarnate Word held a White Coats for Black Lives event on campus. Read and watch the full story.

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