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Undark Magazine: Rethinking Prostate Cancer Treatments

September 1, 2016

In an outcome likely to raise broad questions about aggressive prostate cancer treatment, a randomized study of 1,643 British men found that, roughly 10 years after a prostate cancer diagnosis, the vast majority of participants had survived the cancer …


Laredo Morning Times: Veterans event will have on-site medical services, barbers, legal services

September 1, 2016

A first-time event, known as Stand Down for Homeless Veterans, was announced this week and plans are set to help address the needs of nearly 300 people in the four-hour service oriented session that begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. on Sept. 20. …


Street Insider: Akebia Therapeutics (AKBA) Reports Publication of Strong Vadadustat Phase 2 Data in CKD-Related Anemia

September 1, 2016

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKBA) announced the publication of positive results from a Phase 2b study of vadadustat, a once-daily oral HIF stabilizer, in development for the treatment of anemia related to chronic kidney disease (CKD). Read the f …


Neurons

National Pain Report: New directions for painkiller research

August 31, 2016

Health Science Center study suggests targeting opioid receptors outside the brain to reduce side effects.


Pharmacy

Experts available to discuss a societal scourge: overdose

August 31, 2016

Today, Aug. 31, 2016, is International Overdose Awareness Day. Several faculty members from the School of Medicine and School of Health Professions at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio are available to discuss this topic with the news media.


Zika research

Texas Public Radio: Scientists battling Zika in the lab

August 30, 2016

A lab at the Health Science Center conducting important research into the Zika virus.



UT Dentistry opens Sleep Disorders Center

August 30, 2016

UT Dentistry has opened a new Sleep Disorders Center for the thousands of people with various conditions that adversely affect a good night’s sleep.


Panorama Restaurant

Food and dining reviews at Panorama Restaurant exceptional

August 29, 2016

Have you tried the new Panorama Restaurant located on the first floor of the Academic Learning & Teaching Center (ALTC) yet? It’s a best kept secret, but word is getting out with positive reviews for their new buffet service.


All PA studies graduates pass national certifying exam for third year

August 26, 2016

For the third consecutive year, 100 percent of the graduates from the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program at the School of Health Professions have passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) at first attempt. The department’s f …



Chair of the Department of Health Sciences selected

August 26, 2016

Donna (De De) Gardner, MSHP, RRT, FAARC, FACCP has been appointed as the new Chair of the Department of Health Sciences for the School of Health Professions, effective immediately.


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