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Clinical Oncology News: Everolimus Ups PFS in Pts With Postmenopausal HR+ Breast Ca

January 25, 2017

Adding everolimus to fulvestrant improved progression-free survival (PFS) in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor (HR)-positive/HER2-negative, aromatase inhibitor (AI)-resistant metastatic breast cancer during the randomized, Phase II PrECOG 0102 …


Austin American-Statesman: MOOC delves into cost, clinical trials for drug development

January 25, 2017

I’m part-way through Week Three of “Take Your Medicine — The Impact of Drug Development,” a free MOOC (massive open online course) offered by the University of Texas. Bottom line seems to be this: It costs a ton of money and requires a lot of work in t …



A UT Healthier tomorrow starts now!

January 23, 2017

UT Health San Antonio’s rebranding and repositioning in the marketplace is continuing at full speed.



Your new Mission: Drug development, body donations and more

January 23, 2017

The Fall ’16/Winter ’17 issue of Mission magazine looks at the cost of drug development, body donation, epigenetics and much more. Mission is the magazine of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Produced by Marketing, Communica …



UT Health’s aging electrical infrastructure and its future

January 23, 2017

In 2014, the university experienced two large power outages, grabbing the attention of university leadership and the University of Texas System Board of Regents. The outages resulted in a renewed focus on addressing failing electrical infrastructure, a focus that continues today.


Express-News: A need to raise awareness on Hepatitis C — it can be cured

January 20, 2017

The following sentence might save someone’s life: There are millions of Americans with a serious, life-threatening virus that can be cured, within roughly 12 weeks — if they simply get tested and find out they have it. Read the full story at the Expres …


News 4: January is cervical cancer awareness month

January 20, 2017

Cervical cancer has been topping medical headlines this week. Watch the full story at News 4


Express-News: Nursing students get a dose of mental health training

January 20, 2017

First the nursing students heard the tune of “Soul Man.” Then, as the music faded, a voice. Read the full story a the Express-News


Health Canal: Simple intervention proves effective in reducing suicide among active-duty soldiers

January 20, 2017

Suicidal behavior among active-duty service members can be reduced for up to six months with a relatively simple intervention that gives them concrete steps to follow during an emotional crisis, according to a new study from the University of Utah’s Na …


Express-News: Senate’s starting point budget slashes millions from local and state universities

January 20, 2017

By proposing $800 million in cuts to higher education, the Texas Senate would gut state funding for Texas A&M University at San Antonio, which already is struggling to accommodate its surging enrollment and expects 1,000 more students in the fall. …


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