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CPS ‘Amazing Energy’ campaign recognizes Lawrence

February 15, 2005

Amazing energy has been a defining characteristic in the long career of Leonard E. Lawrence, M.D., associate dean for student affairs in the School of Medicine and Dental School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Lifesaving device now in use from White House to Iraq

February 11, 2005

A Lone Star recipe for a revolutionary invention: Start with a great idea in the mind of an emergency room physician.


Does obesity make a difference in detecting prostate cancer?

February 1, 2005

A study by researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio raises the possibility that the most common test for prostate cancer might be of less benefit to men who are overweight or obese.


Number of copies of immune-response gene linked to HIV/AIDS susceptibility

January 7, 2005

The likelihood of acquiring HIV and, once infected, of progressing to full-blown AIDS is much greater in people who have a below-average number of copies of a particular immune-response gene, according to a study conducted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Wilford Hall Medical Center and other sites.


Region’s family physicians can ‘attend’ grand rounds via Web

January 4, 2005

San Antonio (Dec. 21, 2004) – Busy South Texas family physicians may not have time to travel to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for grand rounds lectures on disease diagnosis, treatment and management. That is why the Healt …


Study asks: Can women stop taking medicine for urinary urge incontinence?

December 28, 2004

South Texas women who struggle with urinary urge incontinence are invited to call the department of urology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to ask about their eligibility for a new study.


Austad searches globe for wild kingdom’s Methuselahs

December 28, 2004

When Steven N. Austad, Ph.D., wants to study aging in animals, he goes to interesting places to do it.


Identification of receptor could lead to new stroke medications

December 28, 2004

Chances are when we think of calcium, we think of vitamin D, milk and strong bones.


Radiation oncology shares exciting findings with colleagues

December 14, 2004

Not taking anything away from Pablo Picasso or Salvador Dali, but it certainly has been an “abstract” year for the department of radiation oncology in the School of Medicine.


Patient gets gift of life this Christmas thanks to quick, lifesaving lung transplant surgery

December 14, 2004

Three months ago, 51-year-old Kay Frost waited in line for a lifesaving lung transplant. Just six days after being placed on the waiting list, she had a new lung and a new lease on life.


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