Filter News

Filter news

Fierce Biotech: Regulus shares spike on a high success rate for RG-101 hep C combos

February 7, 2016

Can Regulus still make a splash in the increasingly crowded hepatitis C drug market? The biotech says yes, backing up its case for RG-101 with interim Phase II data that showed its injection pushed a small group of patients to a 97% sustained virologic …


Newsroom America: Study shows promising safety results for anti-aging drug

February 7, 2016

The search for the fountain of youth led to a 2009 discovery that a drug called rapamycin was shown to extend the lifespan of mice. Since that time, studies on the metabolic side effects of rapamycin have made it unclear whether the drug is safe as a l …


World Science: Promising safety results for “lifespan-boosting” drug

February 7, 2016

A drug that has re­cently drawn sci­en­tif­ic at­ten­tion as a life­span-booster—at least in mice—seems to be safe in mon­keys as well, ac­cord­ing to new find­ings that re­search­ers call “en­cour­ag­ing.” Read the full story at World Science


Univision: San Antonio innova en la lucha contra el cáncer

February 7, 2016

KWEX interviews Anand Karnad, M.D., and Tyler Curiel, M.D., M.P.H.,  about President Obama’s initiative to put more funding into cancer research. Watch the full story in Spanish at KWEX-TV Univision  


KFGO Radio: Panel recommends halt to use of bite-mark evidence

February 7, 2016

An influential Texas scientific panel recommended on Thursday that bite-mark analysis not be admissible as evidence in courts, a decision experts said could lead judicial systems in other states to exclude it, too. Read the full story at KFGO Radio


Yahoo News: Panel recommends halt to use of bite-mark evidence

February 7, 2016

An influential Texas scientific panel recommended Feb. 12 that bite-mark analysis not be admissible as evidence in courts, a decision experts said could lead judicial systems in other states to exclude it, too. Read the full story at Yahoo News


Vanguard: Nigeria lagging behind in development

February 7, 2016

Professor Dike N Kalu, author of Nigeria’s Adventures in Technology, is professor emeritus at the University of Texas Health Science Center, USA. In this chat with Vanguard Learning during his recent visit to Nigeria, he speaks on his book and says sci …


KENS 5: Made in SA: Sign company once employed man who carved Mount Rushmore

February 7, 2016

Some of the unique signs you see around USAA and the UT Health Science Center were constructed right here in the Alamo City by a 150-year-old business called The Southwell Company. “To be in business for that long, four generations in the same family, …


Dallas Morning News: Texas science commission recommends moratorium on bite-mark evidence

February 7, 2016

Texas on Feb. 12 became the first state in the nation to recommend a ban on the use of bite mark analysis in criminal cases, a decision that could prompt change in courtrooms nationwide. Read the full story at The Dallas Morning News


NOWCastSA: News about the Zika virus outbreak

February 7, 2016

In San Antonio, local health care professionals are preparing for potential cases of Zika virus originating from travel to affected areas outside the United States, and possible local outbreaks in South Texas.  The following is from a Jan. 27, 2016 new …


Showing page: 318