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Message from the Director: Mays Cancer Center

March 16, 2020

Message from the Director: Mays Cancer Center.


Texas Public Radio: The latest coronavirus updates for San Antonio

March 16, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, associate professor of infectious disease and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, was a guest on TPR’s “The Source”.


Message from the President: COVID-19 update for March 13

March 13, 2020

COVID-19 update for March 13, 2020.


Reuters/The New York Times: Many smokers quit before weight-loss surgery but start up again afterward

March 13, 2020

The study results suggest that patients need more support for smoking cessation, said Dr. Carlos Roberto Jaen, a researcher at UT Health San Antonio, who was not involved in the study.


WMC Action News 5: MCAM blocks opioids fatal effects

March 13, 2020

For years, Narcan, or Naloxone, has been the only opioid overdose rescue drug, but it doesn’t last very long. Now, a longer-lasting treatment drug may offer hope to millions.



Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 10, 2020

Researchers are developing an anti-opioid drug to protect against overdose for weeks or longer.


KSAT 12: Clinical trials help find successful treatments

March 10, 2020

Dr. Amelie Ramirez discusses the importance of participating in clinical trials and the benefits for patients.


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Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 9, 2020

Scientists developing medication to help substance users for weeks Naloxone (brand name Narcan®) currently is used to rescue people from opioid overdose, but the protection is transient, lasting an hour or less. Opioid effects can persist for several h …


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Faculty discuss genetics to promote new documentary

March 9, 2020

In conjunction with Ken Burns’ new documentary “The Gene: An Intimate History,” KLRN interviewed three researchers about how genetics has impacted their lives and work.


The Katy News: Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 9, 2020

Researchers at the Long School of Medicine and at the University of Bath, U.K., are developing a long-lasting anti-opioid drug to protect against an overdose for a few weeks or longer.


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