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New type of laser addresses glaucoma, other eye conditions

May 7, 2014

UT Medicine San Antonio’s and University Health System’s first patients to receive glaucoma treatment using a technique called endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP); this is performed with a newly acquired laser that can lower pressure in the eye after cataract surgery without extra incisions and with less inflammation than patients experience with other laser techniques


Feingold gift to benefit School of Dentistry at UT Health Science Center

May 4, 2014

A $250,000 gift from Florida dentist Jeffrey P. Feingold, D.D.S., M.S.D., and his wife, Barbara, will benefit the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the construction of the Center for Oral Health Care & Research, scheduled to open in July 2015.


Texas Public Radio and UT Medicine San Antonio present ‘Silver Solutions’

May 2, 2014

Join UT Medicine San Antonio and Texas Public Radio for “Silver Solutions,” a free public event that spotlights programs and services for San Antonio seniors and their caregivers.


Breast cancer survivors sought for new study that teaches a cancer-fighting food plan

May 1, 2014

Breast cancer survivors can now join a new study to learn how certain foods may reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.


New myeloma-obesity research reveals a way drugs could work arm-in-arm with body’s own defenses

May 1, 2014

Obesity increases the risk of myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells that accumulate inside the bones.


In battle of wits, teams flex their axons and stretch their dendrites

April 30, 2014

This is the 15th Brain Bowl at the Health Science Center.


Chronic diseases start in the womb, guest lecturer will discuss

April 24, 2014

Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., professor of medicine at the Knight Cardiovascular Institute of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), will visit the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio on Monday to discuss evidence that chronic disease begins in the womb.


Study shows Hispanics, blacks substantially underrepresented in orthopaedic research

April 24, 2014

In San Antonio, orthopaedic surgeons commonly treat Hispanic and black patients for a vast array of orthopaedic diseases and injuries. When these doctors turned to their specialty’s most esteemed journals to learn more about treatments and breakthroughs, they noticed little to no reference to these minority groups.


Study comparing type 2 diabetes medications seeks volunteers

April 17, 2014

UT Health Science Center, Texas Diabetes Institute among enrolling centers


Scientists unlock secrets of protein produced by disease-causing fungus

April 16, 2014

A team that includes scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and St. Mary’s University reported the structure of a protein that helps a common fungus to infect the body.


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