June 16, 2010
An experimental treatment has regenerated bone destroyed by multiple myeloma, an incurable but treatable cancer of the bone marrow, in 11 of the first 34 patients enrolled in a clinical study at eight research centers around the country.
June 15, 2010
Arjun Sanga, J.D., has been named executive director of South Texas Technology Management, a regional technology transfer office that serves four University of Texas institutions (the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, UT San Antonio (UTSA), UT Brownsville and UT-Pan American).
June 14, 2010
The Regional Campus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding a Summer Nutrition Camp for Laredo-area high school students.
June 7, 2010
UT Health Science Center professor leads national research on new breed of primary care practice; findings published today in special edition of Annals of Family Medicine
June 3, 2010
Patricia Ozuna can tell you all about the night her husband, Lino, suffered a stroke. The couple lay in bed at 1:15 a.m. Oct. 2, 2009, when Patricia felt his body lean into hers. “I said, ‘Lino, you’re squashing me.’ It didn’t take me more than a minute to realize something was wrong. He was looking at me and talking, but I couldn’t understand him.”
May 28, 2010
People with fair skin, blue eyes and red hair are still at the highest risk for skin cancer, but doctors say the number of darker-skinned patients with skin lesions has risen dramatically, both under the hot Texas sun and nationally.
May 26, 2010
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is beginning a new program this summer for Laredo area college students who are interested in the health professions.
May 25, 2010
If San Antonio ends up prohibiting smoking in indoor workplaces, its restaurants and bars are not likely to lose patrons to the few and geographically separated establishments outside the city limits that do allow smoking, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
May 25, 2010
Study to evaluate mental health recovery and wellness program
May 21, 2010
In the wake of the city’s $15.6 million federal grant to fight childhood obesity, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro has named Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, a co-chair of his new Mayor’s Fitness Council, which will develop ways to spur improved community nutrition and activity.