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Infertility is one topic to be discussed at 2005 Mini-Medical School

April 12, 2005

From the cute cuddles to the adorable little laughs, a baby brings so much delight to a home.


Occupational therapists help people at all stages of life

April 12, 2005

Toddlers adopted from orphanages in Russia … adults re-entering the work force after a traumatic brain injury … children on the Texas-Mexico border in a Head Start program.


Health Science Center captures award for assisting environment

April 5, 2005

The Health Science Center is a 2005 winner of the prestigious Partners for Change Award, presented by a Washington, D.C. organization called Hospitals for a Healthy Environment.


Timboe, Howe to present recent mission for Project HOPE

April 5, 2005

Health Science Center President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D. invites you to a compelling presentation on the recent tsunami relief efforts at 5 p.m. April 11 in the auditorium.


Ticku receives prestigious MERIT Award extension from NIH

April 5, 2005

Research that is unraveling the mechanisms of alcohol dependence is proceeding full steam ahead, thanks to a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) MERIT award extension grant recently received by Maharaj K. Ticku, Ph.D., professo


Risk scores identify young people with hardened arteries

April 2, 2005

Armed with more knowledge about what cardiovascular disease looks like in people ages 15 to 34, co-authors from the Health Science Center, the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research and institutions in Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Louisiana will report Monday that the same measurements done in a routine physical – of blood cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, and weight and height – can effectively be used to identify young people who show early evidence of hardening of the arteries, also called atherosclerosis.


Health Science Center teams with Epilepsy Foundation on Saturday event

March 31, 2005

Fact: Epilepsy and seizures affect 2.5 million Americans of all ages at an estimated annual cost of $12.5 billion.


Dr. Herman receives extraordinary second MERIT award

March 29, 2005

Noted scientist and researcher Brian Herman, Ph.D., vice president for research, received a second National Institutes of Health (NIH) MERIT award from the National Institute of Aging (NIA), making him probably the only active vice president for research at any institution to receive the distinguished award twice.


‘Localized heart attack’ helps man get his 2nd wind

March 29, 2005

James A. Bernal, 45, once made the city of Schertz’s streets and parks safer and more beautiful.


Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. marks quarter-century in San Antonio, provides gift to fund presidential and medical ethics lectures

March 29, 2005

Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. has generously agreed to support two annual lectures through 2009 that will continue to bring America’s top scientists to the Health Science Center, announced Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of the Health Science Center.


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