July 28, 2011
The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) on Wednesday awarded $265,000 to a researcher from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who is working with the YMCA of Greater San Antonio to encourage healthy living and cancer prevention.
July 27, 2011
In two primarily Hispanic neighborhoods, Rosalinda Barrientos and other students from the UT Health Science Center School of Nursing asked children the question, “What does ‘healthy’ mean to you?”
July 25, 2011
Nursing students from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio will help teach children from San Antonio’s West Side about good nutrition and healthy eating practices on a field trip to their neighborhood grocery store.
July 21, 2011
In response to staggering obesity and breast cancer mortality rates, a new local study is testing how different types of exercise—like yoga—best improve cancer survivors’ fitness, quality of life and molecular indicators of future risk.
July 15, 2011
A ceremony marking Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas’ awards totaling almost $13 million in cancer research dollars to San Antonio health and academic institutions
July 12, 2011
One of the best ways to determine a person’s risk for certain cancers is family health history – and between the ages of 30 and 50, that family history can change significantly.
July 8, 2011
Scientific evidence and personal stories presented in free lecture
June 27, 2011
Waistlines in people, glucose levels in mice hint at sweeteners’ effects
June 24, 2011
A ceremony marking the South Texas start of the National Children’s Study, a 20-year study of the environment’s effects on the health of 100,000 children
June 24, 2011
Laredo-area college students interested in a possible career in the health professions have until July 1 to apply for a special program exploring those professions, offered by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.