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KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: What men need to do to avoid being blindsided by cancer

September 11, 2016

Men are 150% more likely to die from cancer than women. For many men, making a trip to the doctor seems more of an annoyance than a potentially life-saving measure. Watch the full story at KENS 5


PharmiWeb.com: Akebia Announces Publication of Phase 2b Data

September 10, 2016

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering innovative therapies to patients with kidney disease through the biology of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF), today announced the publication of positive results …


STAT: So long, Hippocrates. Medical students choose their own oaths

September 10, 2016

As they don their white coats for the first time, a new crop of medical students nationwide is taking an oath — but it may not be the one you think. Read the full story at STAT


SYS-CON: Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas Welcomes a Physician Home From Deployment

September 10, 2016

The Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas team is made up of physicians with a diverse set of skills and responsibilities beyond those witnessed by their patients every day. Read the full story at SYS-CON


AJMC.com: As Metformin Combinations Proliferate, Questions Arise About Value

September 10, 2016

Earlier this year, when the FDA granted initial approval to Jentadueto XR and a first-line indication to Invokamet, it gave fresh momentum to an entire category of medications: single pills that combine metformin with some other treatment for type 2 di …


Miami Herald: The insecticide, Naled, which was sprayed over an area of Miami-Dade to fight Zika

September 10, 2016

The insecticide, Naled, which was sprayed over an area of Miami-Dade County twice last week and is due to be sprayed again this weekend in an effort to stop the spread of the Zika virus, is a potent neurotoxin that kills adult mosquitoes on contact. Re …


KSAT 12: New oral cancer treatment used in study shrank tumors in mice by half

September 10, 2016

Oral cancer is a scary diagnosis. Sixty percent of people are diagnosed in a late stage of the disease, meaning their survival rate is below 50 percent. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Living with bladder cancer

September 10, 2016

Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer among men, but if caught early, it is treatable. Watch the full story on KENS 5


Rio Grande Guardian: Cigarroa: Healthcare District are ‘An Important Piece of the Puzzle’

September 10, 2016

Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa, a former president of UT Health Science Center-San Antonio, says he cannot advocate for or against a healthcare district in Hidalgo County. Read the full story at the Rio Grande Guardian


KSAT 12: Local doctors co-author study on MRSA pneumonia

September 10, 2016

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said doctors in the Alamo City may be overprescribing antibiotics for patients diagnosed with pneumonia after they were exposed to an MRSA infection. Watch the full story at KS …


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