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UT Health Science Center partnering with Laredo agency to educate Hispanics, new immigrants on driving safety issues

April 1, 2008

Every 30 minutes, someone in the United States dies in an alcohol-related vehicle crash.


Minimally invasive surgery a new option for early stage lung cancer patients

March 25, 2008

Lobectomies are the “gold standard surgery” for early stage lung cancer, but a new, minimally invasive surgical procedure that entails no great trauma to the chest wall is helping patients recover more quickly and without as much pain as the traditional operation.


DoD awards $33 million for largest PTSD study

March 20, 2008

A $33 million research program—the largest ever undertaken to help our courageous armed forces personnel cope with combat-related traumatic stress—will likely ensure better detection, prevention and treatment of traumatic stress’s often-devastating effects and improve countless lives, study leaders said today at a press conference at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


School of Medicine seniors to learn residency destinations at ‘Match Day’ envelope opening

March 19, 2008

Match Day, an annual event where fourth-year students in The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine open envelopes to reveal the sites of their residencies throughout the country.


Saint Mary’s Hall presents stage play to benefit ovarian cancer patients

March 19, 2008

She is the patient in a major research and teaching hospital undergoing treatment for advanced ovarian cancer, and she knows the prognosis is not good.


DoD grants $33 million for post-traumatic stress study

March 19, 2008

DoD grants $33 million for post-traumatic stress study.


1-800 number touted during National Poison Prevention Week

March 17, 2008

South Texas parents always have a number to call when their 3-year-old has sampled bleach or mistaken cold medicine for candy: 1-800-222-1222.


March 29 ‘Spring Fling’ dinner/dance to benefit Alzheimer’s research

March 13, 2008

A “Spring Fling” dinner and dance later this month will raise funds for Alzheimer’s disease research at the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.


Anti-rejection nanotherapy shows promise in rodent lung transplant model

March 7, 2008

Just as some lung transplant patients celebrate the ability to breathe again, their immune systems begin to attack their new organ.


Rodent lung transplants enable testing of anti-rejection aerosol

March 5, 2008

Just as some lung transplant patients celebrate the ability to breathe again, their immune systems begin to attack their new organ.


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