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Telemedicine promises to help save preemies’ eyesight at a lower cost

July 7, 2014

SAN ANTONIO (July 7, 2014) — A UT Kids neonatologist at University Hospital participated in a national study that looked to see if a potentially blinding disease in premature babies could be identified safely and accurately from many miles away. The st …


UT Medicine physician to discuss sinusitis at free session July 15

July 3, 2014

Philip Chen, M.D., of UT Medicine San Antonio will discuss sinus problems and the most up-to-date solutions at a free informational session at the UT Health Science Center.


UT Health Science Center helps 500 students learn about bioscience careers this summer

July 2, 2014

For the sixth consecutive summer since 2009, the Health Science Center is hosting the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy, which provides area high school students, called Voelcker Scholars, a unique research experience.


Cardiology chief honored in inaugural class of master fellows of cardiovascular medicine

June 24, 2014

Steven Bailey, M.D., professor and chief of the Janey and Dolph Briscoe Division of Cardiology at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, was recently inducted in the inaugural 2014 Class of Master Fellows of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), the professional medical society for adult and pediatric invasive/interventional cardiologists.


New study reveals combining antiepileptic drugs most effective treatment

June 18, 2014

A new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio finds that epilepsy patients respond better to antiepileptic drug combinations with different mechanism of action than to combinations of drugs with the same mechanism of action.


Weeklong Eco Film Camp for West Side youth

June 16, 2014

School of Nursing, San Anto Cultural Arts will teach youngsters about climate change dangers through video production


Breast cancer survivors collaborate with scientists and chef in learning a cancer-fighting food plan

June 16, 2014

A group of breast cancer survivors will gather tomorrow morning at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center to hear a lecture and cooking demonstration about how certain foods may reduce the risk of cancer recurrence — deliciously.


Cultural Inclusion Institute June 16-17

June 16, 2014

Conference devoted to developing strategies for integrating cultural inclusion into healthcare


School of Medicine faculty achieve medical quality certification

June 12, 2014

Four physicians of UT Medicine San Antonio have earned the designation Certified in Medical Quality (CMQ) from the American Board of Medical Quality and the American College of Medical Quality.


Team finds on-off switch to burning stored fat

June 5, 2014

Scientists this week reported that a molecular pathway called mTORC1 controls the conversion of unhealthy white fat into beige fat, an appealing target for increasing energy expenditure and reducing obesity.


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