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UT Health Science Center School of Nursing collaborating to improve quality of nursing education in Mexico

February 19, 2015

The program will help the nursing faculty from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon learn how to provide a higher level of nursing education for their students and work toward policy changes throughout Mexico.


Psychiatric disorders have common biological basis, studies suggest

February 19, 2015

People with schizophrenia, depression and addiction share several brain abnormalities in common, according to new studies that utilized the Research Imaging Institute and BrainMap database (BrainMap.org) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


CPRIT sends $6.6 million to CTRC in research and product development grants

February 19, 2015

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded $6.6 million in both research and product development grants to researchers at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Painkillers for chronic pain prescribed in higher doses and continued over longer periods raise drug overdose risk

February 18, 2015

Two new studies authored by Dr. Turner and Yuanyuan Liang, Ph.D., of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, bring fresh insights about the risks faced by patients taking cocktails of medications for non-cancer chronic pain.


A gift of heart, a healthy baby

February 18, 2015

HeartGift is the UT Health Science Center and University Health System’s collaborative effort to provide life-saving surgeries to children with congenital heart disease.


The gift of heart

February 13, 2015

Partnering to bring hope and healing to children with congenital heart defects


Study finds that short-term psychological therapy dramatically reduces suicide attempts among at-risk soldiers

February 13, 2015

Research group included UT Health Science Center San Antonio investigators


Friday the 13th will be lucky day for Edgewood ISD second-graders who get free dental screenings

February 11, 2015

More than 500 second-graders from Edgewood Independent School District will take an oral health care field trip to the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


Leader of NIH diabetes institute to speak at UT Health Science Center

February 10, 2015

In a lecture titled “Science: A Tool for Justice,” Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., MACP will discuss how “common, chronic, costly and consequential diseases” – including type 2 diabetes – disproportionately affect minority populations.


Salud America! awarded $1.3 million for building research, education to fuel policy changes that reduce Latino childhood obesity

February 9, 2015

Grant renewal allows national network to continue policy work, enhance Growing Healthy Change website


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