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Science Daily: Protein’s work in eye lens suggests a way to tame cancer

February 9, 2016

How does a protein called connexin put the clamps on cancer? Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today reported an explanation. Read the story


Bidness Etc.: Regulus Therapeutics may drive biotech M&A

February 9, 2016

Regulus Therapeutics Inc. just emerged as the latest small biotech company with takeover potential. The drug-maker is developing a hepatitis C drug called RG-101, which could develop into a mainstay treatment in the field, and give competitors such as …


KSAT 12: Edgewood ISD students receive free dental care

February 9, 2016

Dental and dental hygiene students from the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio screened 700+ second-graders from Edgewood for a project called ‘Give Kids A Smile.’


The Active Times: 15 Exercises that Doctors Would Never Do

February 9, 2016

A gym enthusiast’s life can be mentally, as well as physically, exhausting. The options of exercises targeting the body’s muscles are endless, but the “blacklist” of movements you should never attempt is much shorter. Read the full story at The Active …


Time Warner Cable News: HSC unveils new state-of-the-art learning facility

February 9, 2016

It’s a technological marvel where students can observe real-time medical procedures and complex surgeries.


Renal & Urology News: Finasteride may lower bladder cancer risk in men

February 9, 2016

Men who take finasteride to reduce prostate size or promote hair growth are less likely to be diagnosed with bladder cancer than men who do not use the medication, according to recent novel finding.


Bustle: 9 weird things that affect your fertility

February 9, 2016

Fertility can be a complex, confusing, many-headed beast. For something that seems like it should be relatively simple — after all, it is the basis for the perpetuation of the entire human race — there are a lot of different factors that go into being …


KSAT 12: Westside education, job training center gets financial boost

February 9, 2016

In an effort to increase educational and job opportunities, local leaders are pumping nearly $1 million into the Westside Education and Training Center.  The center, located in the old Lincoln Elementary School in the heart of the Edgewood Independent …


Healio: RG-101 combined with antivirals reduces HCV treatment duration

February 9, 2016

Regulus Therapeutics announced interim results from one of its ongoing phase 2 studies of RG-101, an anti-miR targeting miR-122, which indicated that the drug in combination with Harvoni, Olysio or Daklinza, was safe and effective for reducing hepatiti …


News 4: 3-D science center gives students new view

February 9, 2016

Dedication ceremonies were held today for the $51.2 million academic learning and teaching center at the Health Science Center.  The 130,000 square foot facility has 84 stations for what is called “digital anatomy labs.” A new way to teach like never b …


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