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Novel therapy delivers radioactive lipid nanospheres to tumors

September 3, 2008

UT Health Science Center, Azaya Therapeutics Inc. announce license agreement


Multicultural Conference on Breast Cancer set for Sept. 6

September 2, 2008

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Council for Excellence in Women’s Health and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure San Antonio Affiliate present the Second Annual Multicultural Conference on Breast Cancer from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.


Laser heart surgery relieves otherwise untreatable chest pain

September 1, 2008

The goal is to create circulation again in areas of the heart that are ischemic—cut off from oxygenated blood.


HR Vice President Mary Maher joins CUPA-HR national board

August 29, 2008

Mary L. Maher, M.A., vice president for human resources at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to serve a one-year term on the board of directors of the national College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR).


Study compares settings of vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression

August 22, 2008

A team in the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Department of Psychiatry is assessing the effectiveness of three treatment settings of Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) TherapyTM in patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) as part of a multi-site research study.


Second Annual Multicultural Conference on Breast Cancer set Sept. 6

August 21, 2008

This conference is free to the public and deals with issues of breast health in a culturally sensitive manner, addressing differences and similarities through guest speakers, medical leaders and cancer survivors.


Study: Silver-coated ventilator tube curbed pneumonia risk 36%

August 21, 2008

“Every cloud has a silver lining,” the proverb goes, and a study released this week suggests silver actually can help severely ill respiratory patients.


Managing elders’ diabetes is focus of Aug. 22 health care professional conference

August 19, 2008

Health care professionals and workers in related fields are invited to attend the 29th Annual Conference on Aging this Friday (Aug. 22) at the Hilton San Antonio Airport hotel, 611 N.W. Loop 410 in San Antonio.


Community invited to presentation on heart disease at UT Health Science Center Laredo Campus Extension

August 18, 2008

The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding a special community health presentation in Laredo on heart disease featuring Steven R. Bailey, M.D.


Webb and Zapata County residents invited to attend heart disease presentation at UT Health Science Center

August 18, 2008

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio will hold a special community health presentation on heart disease from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, in the D.D. Hachar Building at the Health Science Center’s Laredo Campus Extension, 1937 Bustamante Street.


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