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ABC 12 News: Using a blood marker to help diagnose dementia risk

July 9, 2020

Chronic inflammation in the body, caused by genetics, disease, or lifestyle is very damaging to cells, playing a role in vascular disease and dementia. Sudha Seshadri, MD, professor of neurology at UT Health San Antonio explained to Ivanhoe, “We are in …


The Texas Tribune: Texas parents face a frightening lack of information on coronavirus risks in child care centers

July 9, 2020

Dina Tom, Pediatrics, discusses the need for more data to understand the extent of the spread of COVID-19 in child care centers in Texas. Read the story.


Texas Public Radio: San Antonio hospital system is nearing its capacity. What Now?

July 9, 2020

Ralph Riviello, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, was a guest on “The Source” to discuss topics such as what it means for a hospital to reach full capacity, how the influx of COVID-19 patients impacts hospital staff and the decisions be …


Telemundo: Bexar County registers 9 deaths and 845 new cases of COVID-19

July 9, 2020

Jose Cadena, Infectious Diseases, represented UT Health San Antonio and the VA Hospital in a Spanish-language town hall arranged through the city of San Antonio with Telemundo. Dr. Cadena addressed the importance of wearing a mask, activities to avoid, …


ScienceDaily: When it comes to DNA repair, it’s not one tool fits all

July 9, 2020

James Daley, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, is the first author of research, published June 18 in the journal Nature Communications, that sheds light on a double-strand break repair process called homologous recombination. Join …


News Medical Life Sciences: DNA resection pathways are highly specific, shows study

July 9, 2020

James Daley, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, is the first author of research, published June 18 in the journal Nature Communications, that sheds light on a double-strand break repair process called homologous recombination. Join …


Phys.org: Study shows great specificity of action by enzymes to correct double-strand DNA breaks

July 9, 2020

James Daley, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, is the first author of research, published June 18 in the journal Nature Communications, that sheds light on a double-strand break repair process called homologous recombination. Join …


EMS World: Stories from expo: Turning research into results

July 9, 2020

David Miramontes, MD, and David Wampler, PhD, both from the Department of Emergency Health Sciences, were interviewed during the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans. They highlight the education, clinical care and research mission within the Emergency H …


KSAT 12: Smoking suspected of accelerating COVID-19 spread

July 9, 2020

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine, discusses smoking and second-hand smoke’s contribution to the spread of COVID-19. Read and watch the full story.



Diabetes, dialysis patients must remain vigilant in pandemic

July 8, 2020

For some of the most medically vulnerable residents of San Antonio, precautions will always remain in place, even after a COVID-19 vaccine is developed.


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