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KSAT 12: SA doctors leading way in fix for Charcot foot syndrome

January 1, 2017

San Antonio has a diabetes problem and that’s what’s causing people to have a lot of other problems too. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


Washington Post: Childhood cancer survival rates are up, but so are long-term complications

January 1, 2017

When Brittany Galan was diagnosed with leukemia at 6 weeks old, doctors warned her parents she had little chance of surviving — she was so young and so sick. Read the full story at the Washington Post


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News: Animal Models for Neurological Disorders

January 1, 2017

Studies in animal models have proven extremely useful in understanding the mechanisms of many human diseases and in assessing new therapeutic strategies. Read the full story at Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Endocrinology Advisor: Adipose Tissue Insulin Resistance Increased in Obese Patients

January 1, 2017

Resistance to the antilipolytic effect of insulin (Adipo-IR) is increased in obese individuals with normal glucose tolerance (NGT), and in those with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in Diabetes. Read …


KWEX TV: Una campaña en San Antonio promueve la vacuna contra el virus del papiloma humano

January 1, 2017

Enero es el mes de la concientización sobre el cáncer cervical, por lo que unidades médicas en la ciudad estarán promoviendo la vacunación a fin de reducir los casos de este padecimiento. Watch the full story in Spanish at KWEX TV


American Dental Education Association: Dr. John Rugh of UTHSCSA SOD Receives National Dental Honor

January 1, 2017

John Rugh, Ph.D., of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry (UTHSCSA SOD), recently received the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award for accomplished faculty members. Read the full story at the American Dent …


KENS 5: STUDY: Feed young children peanuts to avoid peanut allergies

January 1, 2017

The CDC says that four out of every 100 children have a food allergy. But increasing research says that the more infants are exposed to certain allergens like peanuts, the less likely they’ll be to have reactions when they’re older. Watch the full stor …


Texas Public Radio: CTRC Joins Push For More HPV Vaccinations

January 1, 2017

San Antonio’s Cancer Therapy and Research Center is joining 68 other National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer centers to push for wider use of the HPV vaccine. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Express-News: Policy changes spark student outrage at UTH’s nursing school

January 1, 2017

Responding to student concerns, the University of Texas Health’s School of Nursing plans to ditch its 7-point grading scale, which students believe gave them lower scores for the same amount of work. Read the full story at the Express-News


KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Dealing with heart disease

January 1, 2017

Heart disease is reportedly the No. 1 killer and disabler in the United States. Watch the full story at KENS 5


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