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The Diabetes Times: Drug combination could prevent type 2 heart issues

February 15, 2016

The study, Revitalization of Pioglitazone: The Optimal Agent to be Combined with an SGLT2 Inhibitor, has been published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.  Researchers looked at the recently completed EMPA-REG study, which demonstrated that Empaglifl …

San Antonio Business Journal: SA biotech group gets new leader

February 15, 2016

The Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio has instituted a leadership change designed to secure the funding and gather the resources needed to carry out its mission. Read the full story at San Antonio Business Journal

WOAI Radio: Cisneros proposes ‘University of the Americas’ in San Antonio

February 15, 2016

With San Antonio institutions partnering with Latin America today on a wide range of educational initiatives, Former Mayor Henry Cisneros is proposing that the city move forward with the creation of a University of the Americas, to make San Antonio the …

KWEX: San Antonio innova en la lucha contra el cancer

February 12, 2016

The Health Science Center’s Anand Karnad, M.D., and Tyler Curiel, M.D., M.P.H., discuss cancer clinical  trials. Watch the video.


Military Health Institute funds research to benefit military, families

February 10, 2016

The Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute has partnered with the Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science to establish a Military Health Pilot Translational Research Program and has selected two pilot research projects for funding.

News 4: Doctors still implanting life-saving medical device, despite risk and FDA warning

February 9, 2016

A medical device implanted in nearly a quarter of a million patients each year who are at a higher risk for blood clots, has proven fatal in dozens of cases.  Kelsie Kriese, 26, had one implanted at the age of 19 after a tragic accident. Watch the vide …

Science Daily: Protein’s work in eye lens suggests a way to tame cancer

February 9, 2016

How does a protein called connexin put the clamps on cancer? Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today reported an explanation. Read the story

Bidness Etc.: Regulus Therapeutics may drive biotech M&A

February 9, 2016

Regulus Therapeutics Inc. just emerged as the latest small biotech company with takeover potential. The drug-maker is developing a hepatitis C drug called RG-101, which could develop into a mainstay treatment in the field, and give competitors such as …

KSAT 12: Edgewood ISD students receive free dental care

February 9, 2016

Dental and dental hygiene students from the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio screened 700+ second-graders from Edgewood for a project called ‘Give Kids A Smile.’

The Active Times: 15 Exercises that Doctors Would Never Do

February 9, 2016

A gym enthusiast’s life can be mentally, as well as physically, exhausting. The options of exercises targeting the body’s muscles are endless, but the “blacklist” of movements you should never attempt is much shorter. Read the full story at The Active …

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