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Salud America! gets $1.3 million to fight child obesity

February 2, 2016

Salud America! The RWJF Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children has received a one-year, $1.3 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to develop new, culturally tailored educational content that empowers people to …


KABB-TV: High school student assists in saving life

February 1, 2016

These 8 students at Madison high school are all enrolled in the EMT program. The program is a partnership between Northeast ISD, the UT Health Science Center, and the San Antonio fire department. Read the full story at KABB-TV


NowCast SA: The Edge: Preventing the Zika virus

February 1, 2016

This week’s edge features an update on the Zika virus. Watch the video on NowCast SA


KENS-TV: First sexually transmitted Zika virus case in Dallas County

February 1, 2016

The first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus is confirmed in Dallas County.  Dallas County Health and Human Services said it received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It said the patient was infected after havi …


Scicasts: Skeleton that Protects Brain Cells’ Control Centre Found to Be Damaged in Alzheimer’s Disease

February 1, 2016

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at S …


News-Medical.net: Lamin nucleoskeleton disordered in Alzheimer’s

February 1, 2016

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at N …


Express-News: Long-ago gifts still helping entrepreneurs

February 1, 2016

Some gifts never stop giving.  For San Antonio’s technology and life sciences communities, the contributions from three men who died between 2004 and 2015 still are boosting the outlooks for those industries because of their leadership and generosity. …



San Antonio Express-News: Cancer centers urge HPV vaccine

February 1, 2016

The nation’s top cancer centers — including the Cancer Therapy & Research Center of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio — urged that all children and young adults be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), a rare united effort born of f …


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Texas Public Radio: Think Health Science: Clinical trials at the CTRC

January 29, 2016

Join Texas Public Radio and CTRC presenting the next Think Health Science: Clinical Trials at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, March 9 at Pestana Lecture Hall, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with speaker Andrew Br …


High school student saves life with CPR

News 4: High school student assists in saving life

January 29, 2016

Eight students at Madison High School are enrolled in the EMT program. The program is a partnership between Northeast ISD, the UT Health Science Center, and the San Antonio Fire Department. The curriculum requires each student spend three eight-hour sh …


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