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UT Medicine San Antonio presents Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference Nov. 7

October 28, 2015

Information about women’s health, free health screenings and flu shots will be on the agenda.


Report: No amount of alcohol is safe for pregnant women

October 26, 2015

A new clinical report co-authored by Janet F. Williams, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, identifies prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities in children.


S.A. Express-News Book & Author Luncheon Thursday features five authors, benefits CTRC

October 20, 2015

The 23nd Annual San Antonio Express-News Book & Author Luncheon benefits the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Cancer Therapy & Research Center studies to be presented at American Society for Radiation Oncology Oct. 18-21

October 16, 2015

Research projects focus on improving treatment benefit while sparing normal tissues; CTRC volunteer to be honored.


New Quitxt Text-Message Service Will Help Young Adult Smokers Kick the Habit in South Texas

October 14, 2015

Quitxt, a free, culturally relevant text-message and online support service to help Latino young adults in South Texas quit smoking, was launched by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Here’s a good use for texting – quit smoking

October 12, 2015

Join Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., study leader and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center for an announcement and demonstration of Quitxt, a free, culturally relevant text-message and online- support service to help Latino young adults in San Antonio and across South Texas quit smoking.


Gene therapy doubles survival in recurrent glioblastoma

October 2, 2015

An experimental gene therapy essentially doubled the overall survival of patients with recurrent glioblastoma compared to the current standard of care, according to a study by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Research shows a cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in Type 1 diabetes

October 2, 2015

New research provides a molecular basis for why 80 percent of patients with longstanding Type 1 diabetes have chronic gastrointestinal symptoms including gastroparesis (delayed emptying of food), irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal distension and fecal incontinence, significantly reducing their quality of life.


Researcher to discuss new brain cancer therapy’s effectiveness

October 1, 2015

Hear about promising results of an experimental gene therapy to treat the brain cancer killer glioblastoma.


Have an ache or pain related to physical activity? Ask a UT Health Science Center physical therapist

September 29, 2015

In conjunction with National Physical Therapy Month, physical therapy faculty members from the School of Health Professions at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio are offering free advice.


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