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CTRC director takes to medical journals to debate PSA testing

July 20, 2012

Debate continues to swirl in the medical community over when to recommend PSA testing to look for prostate cancer in men, and Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center, is weighing in twice this week in major medical journals.


Low-cal diet’s effects seen in fly brain, mouthpart

July 16, 2012

Transmission of nerve signals is enhanced in the insects that eat less


Air in expectant moms’ homes contains pesticides, border study finds

July 11, 2012

Low-cost, less-toxic pest control methods urged


8 UT Health Science Center faculty bring home $200,000 in Regents teaching awards

July 11, 2012

Medellin, a School of Medicine pediatrician, honored as 2012 inductee into UT Academy of Health Science Education


Doctors overlook chemical illnesses, study finds

July 10, 2012

Sufferers seek out health care more often than others


Hormone curbs depressive-like symptoms in stressed mice

July 9, 2012

Finding could open up new area of drug discovery for depression


Regulation by proteins outside cancer cells points to potential new drug target

July 9, 2012

Vision is to reprogram cancer cells to state of permanent dormancy


Heart pump device bridges teenager to her 2nd chance

July 2, 2012

Taft High School flutist was at risk to die before donor organ could be found


Skype at night connects San Antonio researcher to Chinese laboratory

July 2, 2012

Scientist runs labs on opposite sides of the globe, leverages Chinese funding


Dr. Jan Patterson named to infectious disease subspecialty board

July 2, 2012

Jan Evans Patterson, M.D., M.S., infectious diseases physician with UT Medicine San Antonio, today was appointed to the Subspecialty Board on Infectious Disease of the American Board of Internal Medicine.


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