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Express-News: The toll of low wages and little education

December 30, 2016

Dana and Frank Simental sat around the table with two of their three kids on a fall evening in 2015, enjoying a McDonald’s dinner of chicken nuggets. Read the full story at the Express-News


Health Day News: Adipose Tissue Insulin Resistance Up in Obese-NGT, IGT, T2DM

December 30, 2016

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 (T2DM), according to a study published online Jan …


Texas Public Radio: MD Anderson Layoffs Should Not Impact SA Partnership

December 25, 2016

Texas cancer giant MD Anderson Cancer Center of Houston is cutting 800 to 900 jobs. Read the full story at Texas PublicRadio


Refugee health clinic

NPR: In Texas, students help provide health care for refugees

December 22, 2016

Each Wednesday at St. Francis Episcopal Church on the north side of San Antonio, dozens of refugees from all over the world come for free care at the Refugee Health Clinic.


Exercise

News 4: San Antonio doctors to study how exercising benefits the body

December 22, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the UT Medical Branch at Galveston are working together to study how exercise changes the body at the molecular level.


Nursing faculty member joins initiative to improve veterans’ health care

December 21, 2016

M. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, Ph.D., RN M. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, Ph.D., RN, associate professor in the School of Nursing, has been named a collaborative academic research member of a two-year initiative called the Veterans’ Action League. The multistate project w …



Happy 2017 from UT Health San Antonio!

December 20, 2016

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Alzheimer's Disease

News 4: Health Science Center designing comprehensive Alzheimer’s Institute

December 19, 2016

With a projection of more and more patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, doctors at the UT Health Science Center are designing a comprehensive care center. “We hope to open the center in the spring of 2017,” said Dr. William Henrich, president.


The Doctor Is In

KSAT 12: The Doctor Is In: A recipe for cancer therapy and family togetherness

December 19, 2016

For Virginia Kaklamani, with the Cancer Therapy and Research Center at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, cooking for her loved ones is everything. Watch the full story at KSAT 12


Video extra: Texas Tribune event: Health care in the next Legislature

December 19, 2016

UT Health San Antonio hosted a Texas Tribune panel discussion Dec. 15 on health care and the next session of the Texas Legislature, which begins Jan. 10.


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