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ABC News: Nurse, HSC grad, sweetly sings to 4-year-old cancer patient

February 5, 2016

A video of a nurse, Brandon Waterhouse, a hematology-oncology nurse at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston and a graduate of the School of Nursing at the Health Science Center, singing to a 4-year-old girl with leukemia went viral this week after her …


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TPR: The Source: With Zika In San Antonio, what should we know?

February 4, 2016

The World Health Organization has declared Zika and its suspected link to birth defects a global health emergency. More than 20 countries in Latin America have reported an outbreak and a rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex has bee …



Mesh-like scaffold is disordered in Alzheimer’s-affected cells

February 4, 2016

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center found.



Mesh-like scaffold is disordered in Alzheimer’s-affected cells

February 3, 2016

Skeleton that protects brain cells’ control center is found to be damaged SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 3, 2016)—Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Me …


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Salud America! gets $1.3 million to fight child obesity

February 2, 2016

Salud America! The RWJF Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children has received a one-year, $1.3 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to develop new, culturally tailored educational content that empowers people to …


KABB-TV: High school student assists in saving life

February 1, 2016

These 8 students at Madison high school are all enrolled in the EMT program. The program is a partnership between Northeast ISD, the UT Health Science Center, and the San Antonio fire department. Read the full story at KABB-TV


NowCast SA: The Edge: Preventing the Zika virus

February 1, 2016

This week’s edge features an update on the Zika virus. Watch the video on NowCast SA


KENS-TV: First sexually transmitted Zika virus case in Dallas County

February 1, 2016

The first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus is confirmed in Dallas County.  Dallas County Health and Human Services said it received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It said the patient was infected after havi …


Scicasts: Skeleton that Protects Brain Cells’ Control Centre Found to Be Damaged in Alzheimer’s Disease

February 1, 2016

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at S …


News-Medical.net: Lamin nucleoskeleton disordered in Alzheimer’s

February 1, 2016

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at N …


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