As sudden deaths show, no amount of cocaine is recreationally safe, Health Science Center cardiologists note in editorial
January 13, 2010
A study of sudden deaths in young Spaniards who used cocaine, published today (Wednesday, Jan. 13) in the European Heart Journal, underscores the devastating effects of the drug on the cardiovascular system and dispels the notion that its recreational use is safe, even in the smallest amounts.
January 11, 2010
Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor of nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been named an inaugural member of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC).
January 7, 2010
In New England Journal of Medicine, President Henrich and Professor Abboud examine a condition that affects 26 million American adults
January 4, 2010
Top scientists from Texas and the nation gather in San Antonio – also known as “Military City USA” – to share ideas on how best to protect and heal U.S. service members fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.
December 18, 2009
Studies that showed rapamycin, an antibiotic used in transplant patients, extended the life span of aged mice at three separate U.S. centers are recognized in the Dec. 18 issue of Science as a runner-up for research breakthrough of the year.
December 17, 2009
UT Health Science Center San Antonio researchers, working in a mouse model of stroke, are delivering neuroprotective drugs to the brain by spraying them onto the lining of a nerve in the nose.
December 16, 2009
The holidays, your senior and you … Faculty can discuss how to help older loved ones during the holidays with cooking, taking medications, travel, depression and other challenges.
December 15, 2009
A new program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio seeks to bring more Hispanic children from the Lower Rio Grande Valley into clinical trials for leukemia, helping this underserved population get cutting-edge therapies.
December 15, 2009
H1N1 influenza has sickened an estimated 22 million Americans, put 98,000 in the hospital and resulted in 3,900 deaths since the outbreak began last April, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
December 9, 2009
In the world of academic medicine, the name “San Antonio” is synonymous with the phrase “breast cancer research.”