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Science Daily: Additional benefits of type 2 diabetes treatment found for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients

April 8, 2016

Scientists have uncovered a way to improve liver metabolism for those with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by using an acute dose of an existing diabetes treatment. Read the full story at Science Daily


Healio: MAGELLAN-I: Novel regimen yields strong results in experienced patients with RAVs

April 8, 2016

Fred Poordad, M.D., of the Health Science Center, presents new findings on cirrhosis at the International Liver Congress in Barcelona.


MedPage Today: Combo Tx Offers ‘Salvage’ in Tough-to-Treat HCV

April 8, 2016

An investigational drug combination offers renewed hope of a cure for chronic hepatitis C (HCV) patients who have tried and failed therapy with the new direct-acting antiviral agents, a researcher said here. Read the full story at MedPage Today


Maine News Online: New hepatitis treatment

April 8, 2016

Medical researchers have claimed that an investigational combination of drugs can effectively treat chronic hepatitis C cases. Using the direct-acting antiviral agents used in the experimental treatment, the research team reported over 90 percent succe …


Odessa American: Artificial sweeteners are not weight loss wonders

April 8, 2016

Studies show link between artificial sweeteners and obesity.



Spring Wellness Day to promote healthy living

April 8, 2016

The Campus Health & Wellness Committee is again hosting its Spring Wellness Day to promote wellness and healthy living for the mind, body and spirit.


Dr. Rene Olvera

News 4: Overwhelming number of cyberbullying victims don’t tell adults

April 7, 2016

A Texas-based research center says an overwhelming number of bullying victims never report it to adults. That can lead to depression or even suicide.


Tooth, dental implants

San Antonio Magazine: Chew on this

April 7, 2016

One of Dr. Thomas Oates’ many responsibilities is instructing and guiding dental residents. A few years ago, one of his students approached him with a question he couldn’t answer: What should she do for a patient with diabetes who desperately needed an implant to replace a missing tooth?


Clinical trials

Find-A-Study links patients, researchers and physicians

April 6, 2016

Find-A-Study is a hub for information about human studies being conducted by researchers at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


Ultrasound Center

Fox 29: Ultrasound Center unique in the country

April 6, 2016

Two doctors, Dr. Nilam Soni and Dr. Craig Sisson, at the University of Texas Health Science Center helped create a center unique in the country for how medical care is executed. Their hope is to speed up the medical care process and make it more accurate.


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