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MD Magazine: Dogs helped veterans with PTSD

May 15, 2016

It may not come as a surprise to dog-lovers, but research presented at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, showed that adopting a canine companion proved helpful to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read …


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Ashok Kumar, M.D., honored by Texas Medical Association

May 11, 2016

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., professor and vice chair of Medical Student Education and Clerkship Director, received a Texas Medical Association Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine at the Gold Level on April 28.


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5 minutes with … Kris Doyle

May 11, 2016

Kris Doyle, senior director of marketing in Institutional Advancement, has worked at the Health Science Center for 39 years.


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PTSD linked to low levels of fat hormone

May 11, 2016

Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) relive past traumas again and again, bound in a virtual prison of their memories. Researchers in the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center now report a biological mechanism that might explain why these individuals are less able to extinguish the fear of past dangers.


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PTSD linked to low levels of fat hormone

May 11, 2016

Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio now report a biological mechanism that might explain why individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder are less able to extinguish the fear of past dangers.



Presidential Award winner: Ildiko Agoston, M.D., FACC, FASE

May 10, 2016

Ildiko Agoston, M.D., FACC, FASE, associate professor/clinical, is the founding director of the Women’s Comprehensive Health Institute.


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Express-News: Reactions mixed on FDA’s e-cigarettes ruling

May 9, 2016

Health Science Center experts weigh in on FDA’s new ruling on e-cigarettes.


WOAI Radio: UT Health Science Center Seeing Promise from New PTSD

May 9, 2016

Cases of post-traumatic stress disorder have skyrocketed, thanks to the war on terror, leaving veterans taking handfuls of pills, but now there’s hope of a possible cure. Read the full story at WOAI Radio


Express-News: MD Anderson looking to provide cancer treatment in San Antonio

May 9, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center has launched discussions with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to explore ways to expand cancer services in San Antonio, an executive vice chancellor confirmed today. Read the full story at Express-News


News 4: Schertz Police: Teen fabricated story after delivering baby

May 9, 2016

A teenager in Schertz will not face charges despite lying about finding a baby on her doorstep. Read the full story at News 4


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