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The Daily Texan: UT System plans to create biobank to advance medical research

January 25, 2017

The UT System is in the process of creating a biobank, a shared collection of medical data and tissue samples, with seven of its own academic institutions to use for medical research and scientific discovery. Read the full story at The Daily Texan


Texas Public Radio: Think Health Science: Aging With Vitality

January 25, 2017

It’s no secret that the U.S. population is aging rapidly. No one is immune. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Healio: Combining exenatide with pioglitazone improves HbA1c levels in type 2 diabetes

January 25, 2017

A new study has found that combining the drug pioglitazone with exenatide, in the form of AstraZeneca’s bydureon therapy, provides better blood sugar control in type 2 diabetes than insulin alone and helps promote weight loss. Read the full story at He …


Fox 29: Need information about breast cancer treatments? Meet experts this weekend

January 25, 2017

A local group of breast cancer survivors is helping people learn more about advanced treatment options available to patients. Read the full story at Fox 29


Spectrum: UT Health San Antonio Receives $25M Donation to Help Keep Campus Competitive

January 25, 2017

The UT Health San Antonio campus already honors those philanthropists. Now the School of Medicine will carry their names too. Read the full story at Spectrum


The Marshalltown: After Women’s March, March For Science Planned On Earth Day

January 25, 2017

Inspired by the astounding success of the Women’s March last Jan.27, scientists will be taking to the streets, too, and they couldn’t have picked a more significant date. Read the full story at The Marshalltown


Deccan Chronicle: Health of women worsens after marriage, improves due to divorce: study

January 25, 2017

The findings indicate that marital transitions had a direct impact on health indicators -waist circumference, blood pressure and behaviors. Read the full story at the Deccan Chronicle


Express-News: Prosecution: Parents failed to give dead infant antibiotics

January 25, 2017

An expected confrontation on the wisdom of vaccinating children never materialized Wednesday in the opening day of testimony in the trial of a Bexar County couple whose emaciated, 7-month-old son died in December 2015 from a bacterial infection expert …


Texas Public Radio: Continuing Coverage: Preparing For Zika In Texas

January 25, 2017

By August of 2016, concern over the health threat from the Zika virus had spread from its epicenter in Brazil to South Texas and San Antonio. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


The Simmons Voice: March for Science planned for April in D.C.

January 25, 2017

The March for Science has been scheduled for April 22, Earth Day, in Washington, D.C. Read the full story at The Simmons Voice


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