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Local ERs Expecting Rush of Hoverboard Injuries

January 4, 2016

Hoverboards, even though they don’t really ‘hover,’ where among the hottest of Christmas presents, but local emergency room doctors are afraid they will start drastically increasing their patient volume. Read the full story at WOAI Radio  

Team IDs brain circuit involved in party drug’s antidepressant effect

January 4, 2016

At its best, the drug ketamine relieves depression within two  hours and its beneficial effect on patients may last a week. Read the full story at Medical Xpress

Agrawal to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

January 4, 2016

To Mauli Agrawal, the simplest and most effective designs in health care technology are those that end up being easy to manufacture, hold down costs and truly help patients. Read the full story at The Express-News

Amber’s Angels: Local angel’s legacy lives on through charity

January 4, 2016

At 22 years of age Amberlyn Fett lost her lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis in November 2011, but her legacy of caring an giving and the charity she created lives on. Read the full story at The News-Dispatch

MitoQ proprietary antioxidant selected for NIA study

January 4, 2016

MitoQ, the world’s first antioxidant formula demonstrating ability to penetrate mitochondria in order to deliver antioxidants in meaningful levels, has been selected for the USA’s National Institute of Aging’s (NIA) Interventions Testing Program (ITP), …

UTSA Vice President for Research Mauli Agrawal named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 4, 2016

UTSA Vice President for Research C. Mauli Agrawal has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Read the full story at UTSA Today

ACP recognizes three prosthodontists for Original Research in 2015 John J. Sharry Research Competition

January 4, 2016

The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) announced Ryan R. Sheridan, DMD, MS, FACP, of University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as the first-place winner of the John J. Sharry Research Competition. Read the full story at Econotimes …

Pearls for your Practice

January 4, 2016

At least once a month, someone asks me what I use to cement all-ceramic crowns. Clinicians are always intrigued and curious about other products that are available for cementation. Ceramir Crown & Bridge is a product that I have been curious about …

Psychologist: Headway Made on Treatment for PTSD

January 4, 2016

Before he launched into his lecture on the long-term consequences of “the blast,” Alan Peterson, a clinical psychologist, took a moment to pay tribute to his subjects — and to get is audience’s attention. Read the full story at

Team IDs brain circuit involved in drug’s antidepressant effect

December 21, 2015

Health Science Center researchers have identified a brain circuit that brings about the beneficial effects of ketamine and could alter harmful side effects, such as the antidepressant-like effects.

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