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New website cultivates healthy changes for Latino kids nationwide

February 5, 2014

Want to fight Latino childhood obesity, but don’t know where to start or how you can make a change?


Finding could explain age-related decline in motor function

February 5, 2014

Team sees change in set point in neuromuscular synapses


Department of Neurosurgery performs 3,000 spine cases, 350 brain tumor cases and 190 spine tumor cases in 12 months

February 3, 2014

National governing bodies approve spine fellowship, more residency slots


Health Science Center researcher wins $900,000 grant to find immune-based cure for ovarian cancer

January 31, 2014

Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all gynecological cancers, often difficult to detect and tough to cure in the later stages. It stimulates strong anti-cancer immunity in the body, and yet the body’s immune system is not able to eliminate the cancer because the cancer turns the immunity off.


Poverty simulation offers powerful lesson

January 31, 2014

School of Nursing hosting multidisciplinary learning activity to show health care providers harsh realities of poverty


San Antonio physician assistant earns emergency medicine specialty credential

January 30, 2014

Ryan Bierle, PA-C, a physician assistant at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, is one of only 108 certified physician assistants nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).


Low levels of pro-inflammatory agent help cognition in rats

January 28, 2014

Although inflammation is frequently a cause of disease in the body, research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio indicates that low levels of a pro-inflammatory cytokine in the brain are important for cognition.


CTRC researcher part of multi-team European cancer project

January 15, 2014

Broad-spectrum cancer drug is goal of $8 million endeavor


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program earns maximum five-year accreditation

January 13, 2014

New D.N.P. degree earns perfect review visit


Study of veterans reveals suicide-related behavior not direct result of anti-epileptic drugs

January 13, 2014

Suicidal ideation peaks before, not after, drugs are prescribed


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