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Deccan Chronicle: Health of women worsens after marriage, improves due to divorce: study

January 25, 2017

The findings indicate that marital transitions had a direct impact on health indicators -waist circumference, blood pressure and behaviors. Read the full story at the Deccan Chronicle


Express-News: Prosecution: Parents failed to give dead infant antibiotics

January 25, 2017

An expected confrontation on the wisdom of vaccinating children never materialized Wednesday in the opening day of testimony in the trial of a Bexar County couple whose emaciated, 7-month-old son died in December 2015 from a bacterial infection expert …


Texas Public Radio: Continuing Coverage: Preparing For Zika In Texas

January 25, 2017

By August of 2016, concern over the health threat from the Zika virus had spread from its epicenter in Brazil to South Texas and San Antonio. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


The Simmons Voice: March for Science planned for April in D.C.

January 25, 2017

The March for Science has been scheduled for April 22, Earth Day, in Washington, D.C. Read the full story at The Simmons Voice


Clinical Oncology News: Everolimus Ups PFS in Pts With Postmenopausal HR+ Breast Ca

January 25, 2017

Adding everolimus to fulvestrant improved progression-free survival (PFS) in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor (HR)-positive/HER2-negative, aromatase inhibitor (AI)-resistant metastatic breast cancer during the randomized, Phase II PrECOG 0102 …


Austin American-Statesman: MOOC delves into cost, clinical trials for drug development

January 25, 2017

I’m part-way through Week Three of “Take Your Medicine — The Impact of Drug Development,” a free MOOC (massive open online course) offered by the University of Texas. Bottom line seems to be this: It costs a ton of money and requires a lot of work in t …



A UT Healthier tomorrow starts now!

January 23, 2017

UT Health San Antonio’s rebranding and repositioning in the marketplace is continuing at full speed.



Your new Mission: Drug development, body donations and more

January 23, 2017

The Fall ’16/Winter ’17 issue of Mission magazine looks at the cost of drug development, body donation, epigenetics and much more. Mission is the magazine of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Produced by Marketing, Communica …



UT Health’s aging electrical infrastructure and its future

January 23, 2017

In 2014, the university experienced two large power outages, grabbing the attention of university leadership and the University of Texas System Board of Regents. The outages resulted in a renewed focus on addressing failing electrical infrastructure, a focus that continues today.


Express-News: A need to raise awareness on Hepatitis C — it can be cured

January 20, 2017

The following sentence might save someone’s life: There are millions of Americans with a serious, life-threatening virus that can be cured, within roughly 12 weeks — if they simply get tested and find out they have it. Read the full story at the Expres …


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