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Study finds 15 percent of men with ‘normal’ PSA had prostate cancer

May 27, 2004

Some men who have received good marks on the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test from their physicians may be getting a false sense of confidence about not having prostate cancer, according to a study released May 27 in The New England Journal of Medicine.


Medrano receives 2004 Medical School Distinguished Alumnus Award

May 25, 2004

Martha Medrano, M.D., M.P.H., assistant dean for continuing medical education and director of the School of Medicine’s Hispanic Center of Excellence at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has received the 2004 Medical School Distinguished Alumnus Award.


Putting the proverbial brakes on aging

May 18, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has received a $2.5 million grant for a National Institute on Aging (NIA) Intervention Testing Center, one of three such U.S. centers established by the NIA to test potential therapeutic interventions to slow the aging process.


Meyers make sure there is always a doctor in Hondo’s house

May 11, 2004

The Meyer family has practiced family medicine in Hondo for nearly a century, and that won’t end any time soon.


Kleberg Medical Scholars Program bolsters RAHC clinical research

May 4, 2004

Internal medicine residents at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) Medical Education Division have begun presenting clinical research at national and regional meetings in the internal medicine field – a positive development that is aided by a $1.5 million gift from The Robert J. and Helen C. Kleberg, Jr. Foundation.


New imaging system improves dental care at UTHSC

May 4, 2004

Dental health care has become more sophisticated, more efficient and less expensive at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


31 medical students named to national honor society

April 27, 2004

Thirty-one outstanding students from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio recently were elected to Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), a national society organized for the promotion of scholarship and research in America’s medical schools.


School of Medicine seniors capture awards for excellence

April 27, 2004

Sixteen seniors from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio were honored this spring for their academic preparation and career potential.


New report ranks top cancer issues for Latinos

April 27, 2004

Inadequate access to cancer screening and care is the No. 1 cancer issue for the nation’s 38 million Hispanics/Latinos, according to a report recently issued by Redes En Acción: The National Hispanic/Latino Cancer Network.


University students cram craniums for Brain Bowl

April 26, 2004

If you like “Jeopardy!” on TV and the workings of the brain, an upcoming event will be right up your intellectual alley.


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