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Keeping your children safe during the holidays

December 11, 2008

Tips from faculty at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio


Health Science Center receives 10-year SACS accreditation

December 10, 2008

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), meeting Dec. 8 in San Antonio, reaffirmed the accreditation of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. SACS accreditation is required for the Health Science Center to have all of the privileges and status of a fully accredited educational institution.


Gustavo Roman, M.D., elected to international neurology board

December 10, 2008

Gustavo C. Roman, M.D., professor of neurology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to the board of directors of The World Federation of Neurology (WFN).


JAMA article reports vitamin E and selenium do not prevent prostate cancer; San Antonio plays key role in study

December 8, 2008

A national study that involved The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and area men concluded that two health supplements do not prevent prostate cancer, despite promising results in two previous studies.


Well Child Clinic’s flexibility improves children’s care

December 4, 2008

Children receive immunizations, blood pressure and obesity checks, and many other assessments of overall health that reveal health concerns or issues.


Finding could lead to new treatments for depression

December 3, 2008

A discovery by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio could lead to new treatments for millions of depression sufferers who do not respond well to the most commonly prescribed antidepressants.


Exercise to train 160 on responding to mass radiation exposures

December 1, 2008

Eighty Texas Medical Rangers of the Texas State Guard and 80 U.S. Public Health Service regional personnel will use Geiger counters to take radiation readings on mock victims in San Antonio.


Study will document daily patterns of domestic violence

November 25, 2008

Two hundred women in abusive intimate relationships will offer researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio daily glimpses into their lives as they take part in a study funded by the National Science Foundation.


Diabetes pioneer to deliver 7th Presidential Distinguished Lecture Dec. 2

November 25, 2008

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, invites the university community and the public to the Seventh Annual Presidential Distinguished Lecture, this year presented by C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., of the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston.


Research studies aim to help smokers stop by experiencing incentives

November 19, 2008

The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 20, and, as always, it brings national attention to kicking the habit.


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