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ICU stays for worst asthma drop 74 percent, review finds

May 30, 2012

Education, medication compliance cited in lower number of unit admissions


Aspirin study recruits most minority participants in U.S.

May 25, 2012

Goal is 150-200 more minority subjects


Behavioral support from peers, staff lowers patients’ blood pressure

May 21, 2012

Behavioral support from peers and primary care office staff can help patients improve their blood pressure control by as much as starting a new drug, a new study found. Barbara J. Turner, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.A., M.A.C.P., of UT Medicine San Antonio, is the senior author.


Revised ARDS definition sets out levels of severity

May 21, 2012

Goal is to detect most serious cases of deadly lung disease earlier


Barshop Institute faculty available to public at Silver Solutions conference

May 18, 2012

Faculty members from the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio will provide expertise on strategies for living long and aging strong during a free event open to the general public Sunday, May 20, hosted by Texas Public Radio.


UT Health Science Center announces 2012 commencements

May 16, 2012

Here is a roundup of commencement ceremonies of all the Health Science Center schools.


Colonel H. William Card, Jr. Endowed Professorship announced

May 14, 2012

The Colonel H. William Card, Jr. Endowed Professorship will ensure that his legacy of advocacy for education and health care for citizens in the Rio Grande Valley lives on in perpetuity.


Long-lived rodents have high levels of brain-protecting factor

May 7, 2012

The typical naked mole rat lives 25 to 30 years, during which it shows little decline in activity, bone health, reproductive capacity and cognitive ability. What is the secret to this East African rodent’s long, healthy life?


Scientists find differences in long-lived rodent’s protein handlers

May 7, 2012

Animal’s good health likely tied to effective removal of damaged proteins


Children with Type-2 diabetes a challenge to treat

May 4, 2012

n a study involving UT Medicine pediatricians published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week, a comparison of different drug and lifestyle interventions for children with Type 2 diabetes showed that therapy with metformin alone failed for more than half of the young participants.


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