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Team discovers why drug fails to kill flatworm species

August 4, 2017

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, have discovered why oxamniquine, a drug used to treat a global infection called schistosomiasis, is only effective against one species of the parasitic flatworm and not two others.


Rivard Report: University Health System to propose $390 million hospital expansion

August 4, 2017

Read the full report at the Rivard Report


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Get kids more access to water with #SaludWater!

August 2, 2017

Did you know Latino kids are more dehydrated and drink less water than white kids, heightening risk of fatigue and impacting brain function? That’s why the #SaludWater health campaign is underway!


Barshop Institute groundbreaking

August 2, 2017

When 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17 Where Corner of Floyd Curl and Charles Katz drives Details Join President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP and other dignitaries for the groundbreaking ceremonies to relocate the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevi …


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Researcher contributes to screening guidelines for pediatric cancers

August 2, 2017

Panel will determine guidelines for more than 50 of the most common syndromes that can develop into pediatric cancer.


Empowering People with Disabilities through Technology

August 2, 2017

When 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5 Where Holly Auditorium foyer Details Guest speaker is Rory Cooper, Ph.D., head of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn how his work helps veterans and all people with disabilit …


Drug Dealer, M.D.

August 2, 2017

When 5:30 p.m. reception. 6 to 7 p.m. lecture, Thursday, Oct. 5 Where Pestana Lecture Hall Details This Conversation About Ethics presentation features Anna Lembke, M.D., author of Drug Dealer, M.D., an examination of the prescription drug epidemic. Pr …


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UT Health San Antonio physician-researcher contributes to international screening guidelines for rare pediatric cancers

August 2, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 2, 2017) ―Approximately 10 percent of childhood cancer can be attributed to genetics. While genomic analysis has been used for some time to identify the risk of inherited cancer in adults, scientists are now using genomic analysis to …


Cardiology Fiesta: Update on Cardiac Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques

August 2, 2017

When Sept. 22-24 Where Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio Details Cardiology Fiesta will utilize an interactive format, focused on improving patient care to provide timely updates of scientific data, new technology and guidelines.Presented by the Department …


Fall Wellness Day

August 2, 2017

When 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27 Where Holly Auditorium/courtyard Details We will be offering healthy food options and stations focused on living a healthy lifestyle. President Henrich will kick off the one-mile walk event. The fun wal …


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