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AJMC: Dr. Ruben Mesa outlines the quality of life impact of myelofibrosis

January 27, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, director of Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the impact myelofibrosis has on patients’ quality of life while at the American Society of Hematology conference.



Cork tree bark extract, exercise each slow aggressive prostate cancer

January 27, 2020

Study is first to compare Nexrutine to exercise for prostate cancer Contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, fohn@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 27, 2020) – Researchers from UT Health San Antonio are the first to show that Nexrutine, a natural supplement …


News 4: Treatment for veterans suffering from PTSD following Hurricane Harvey devastation

January 27, 2020

UT Health San Antonio has launched an intensive out-patient program for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.


Hepatitus virus and the liver

Liver cancer prevention project boosts hepatitis C screening and care in safety-net practices

January 27, 2020

Effective medications today can cure hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in only a few months and prevent liver cancer and severe liver damage from chronic infection. However, most patients in safety-net primary care practices are not being screened for …



School of Nursing students recognized for their act of kindness

January 27, 2020

An act of kindness toward a veteran and her service animal earned four School of Nursing students an award.


Cure Today: Addressing the symptom burden of patients with MPN

January 24, 2020

Dr. Robyn Scherber,created an assessment form to help patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms explain their symptoms to their care team.


San Antonio Express-News: UT Health San Antonio and UTSA agreement offers shorter path for in-demand medical career

January 23, 2020

UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) are starting a fast-track degree program for future respiratory therapists, a job that’s increasingly in demand.


Wi-Fi upgrades made at UT Health San Antonio

January 23, 2020

UT Health San Antonio is enhancing its Wi-Fi system to better serve faculty, staff and students. Work began in November 2019 and continues this year.


KSAT 12: Infectious disease specialist: U.S. has ‘no need to panic right now’ amid efforts to contain new strain of coronavirus

January 23, 2020

Dr. Jason Bowling, an infectious disease specialist at UT Health San Antonio, says the U.S. has “no need to panic right now” amid international efforts to contain the coronavirus that began in China. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


KSAT 12: Infectious disease specialist says there’s no need to panic about new strain of coronavirus

January 23, 2020

Dr. Jason Bowling, an associate professor of infectious diseases at UT Health San Antonio, tells KSAT’s Jessie Degollado that the U.S. has “no need to panic right now” amid international efforts to contain the coronavirus, a respiratory disease, that b …


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