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New Quitxt Text-Message Service Will Help Young Adult Smokers Kick the Habit in South Texas

October 14, 2015

Quitxt, a free, culturally relevant text-message and online support service to help Latino young adults in South Texas quit smoking, was launched by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Here’s a good use for texting – quit smoking

October 12, 2015

Join Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., study leader and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center for an announcement and demonstration of Quitxt, a free, culturally relevant text-message and online- support service to help Latino young adults in San Antonio and across South Texas quit smoking.


Gene therapy doubles survival in recurrent glioblastoma

October 2, 2015

An experimental gene therapy essentially doubled the overall survival of patients with recurrent glioblastoma compared to the current standard of care, according to a study by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Research shows a cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in Type 1 diabetes

October 2, 2015

New research provides a molecular basis for why 80 percent of patients with longstanding Type 1 diabetes have chronic gastrointestinal symptoms including gastroparesis (delayed emptying of food), irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal distension and fecal incontinence, significantly reducing their quality of life.


Researcher to discuss new brain cancer therapy’s effectiveness

October 1, 2015

Hear about promising results of an experimental gene therapy to treat the brain cancer killer glioblastoma.


Have an ache or pain related to physical activity? Ask a UT Health Science Center physical therapist

September 29, 2015

In conjunction with National Physical Therapy Month, physical therapy faculty members from the School of Health Professions at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio are offering free advice.


Military veteran named chairman of UT Health Science Center physician assistant program

September 11, 2015

Paul B. Allen Sr., D.Sc., PA-C, has joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies.


School of Dentistry dedicates ultra-modern clinic building to provide care for South Texans, educate new dentists

September 10, 2015

Dental patients and students alike will benefit from UT Dentistry’s new home ― the Center for Oral Health Care & Research.


School of Dentistry to dedicate Center for Oral Health Care & Research Sept. 10

September 10, 2015

The School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio is dedicating its new, state-of-the-art Center for Oral Health Care & Research.


Center for Oral Health Care & Research

September 10, 2015

Quick facts about the new Center for Oral Health & Research


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