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Researchers collaborate to examine mystery illness that plagues women

March 23, 2004

Acne, excessive hair growth, weight gain and infertility – these are some of the devastating side effects of a common female disorder called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).


Only 2 months left to enroll in STAR breast cancer prevention study

March 23, 2004

Most of us know someone, perhaps even a close loved one, who has had breast cancer.


Inhalants cause blindness, other problems, poison specialists say

March 19, 2004

Three young people in South Texas are permanently blind because they sniffed carburetor cleaners – another strong reminder of the serious dangers of getting high off these inhalants, said a specialist from the South Texas Poison Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


S.A. among 12 sites for TODAY trial to test medicines, lifestyle changes in young

March 16, 2004

San Antonio (March 16, 2004) – “I didn’t take care of myself as I should have, so I push her and push her and I’m never going to stop.” Juanita Aleman, who at the young age of 39 lives with severe complications of type 2 diabetes, said the words within …


Health Science Center researchers attract record $189 million

March 16, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio pulled in by far the largest amount of research funding of any South Texas university or institution in fiscal 2003, garnering a record $189 million in competitive awards for research and related activities. That’s a healthy increase of 20 percent over fiscal 2002.


Health Science Center celebrates lifesaving device’s FDA approval

March 16, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is proud to have assisted in the development of the EZ-IO™ system for infusing medications, blood and fluids in emergency situations, Health Science Center President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., said today.


Health Science Center School of Nursing students to Race for Cure

March 9, 2004

They listened to Eileen Lundin, who chronicled the challenges of life after breast cancer.


Researchers honored with Innovation in Oral Care Award

March 9, 2004

A team from the Dental School and School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is one of only four groups worldwide to win the 2004 Innovation in Oral Care Award, which will be conferred this week by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and GlaxoSmithKline.


President Bush reappoints Cigarroa to National Medal of Science panel

March 9, 2004

President George W. Bush has reappointed Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, to be a member of the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.


Untrained bystanders encouraged to do compressions only

March 5, 2004

It’s something none of us wants to face – being the closest bystander when someone’s heart stops.


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