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Methodist Healthcare Ministries funds new residency

July 29, 2013

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. has partnered with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to support the university’s inaugural emergency medicine residency program.


Naked mole-rat’s disease resistance observed in kidney proteins

July 26, 2013

Kryptonite, the only element known to weaken Superman, might not stand up to the mighty naked mole-rat.


Research: Latino kids have fewer opportunities for active play

July 25, 2013

Studies suggest that Latino kids have fewer opportunities to engage in physical activity than their white counterparts.


Breslin named to advisory committee on national nursing recognition program

July 25, 2013

Eileen Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, today was named to a blue-ribbon advisory committee that will establish guidelines for a national program to recognize nurses who demonstrate leadership in compassionate, humanistic care.


Medical students bring vision screenings to the public

July 24, 2013

Eight medical students interested in ophthalmology from the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio performed free vision and glaucoma screenings recently.


Compounds outsmart solid tumors’ malfunctioning machinery

July 17, 2013

Precise action sets agents apart from existing anti-cancer therapies


Three receive prestigious nursing honor

July 16, 2013

Local nursing educators named Fellows by AAN


Prostate cancers are fewer, smaller on walnut-enriched diet

July 16, 2013

New research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio indicates that eating a modest amount of walnuts can protect against prostate cancer.


Research highlights lack of access to healthy food in Latino neighborhoods

July 13, 2013

New research review, video and infographic show how health food financing initiatives can help address Latino childhood obesity


Regents honor 8 as outstanding faculty teachers

July 10, 2013

The University of Texas System Board of Regents on July 9 announced that eight exemplary faculty members of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio will receive the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards (ROTA) for 2013.


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