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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.


Dr. Kenneth Shine to speak Friday at summer institutes

July 8, 2013

UT System executive vice chancellor shares his obsession with quality care


Research: Latino kids lack access to safe ‘active spaces’

July 3, 2013

New video, infographic and research also highlight how shared use agreements and street-level improvements can help address obesity among Latino kids


Barshop Institute gains $3.4 million from NIH to train young scientists

July 2, 2013

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging today announced a $3.4 million training grant to the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.


Starting on 3 drugs at time of diagnosis benefits type 2 diabetics

June 25, 2013

Therapy produced stable glucose and hemoglobin A1C readings, and weight loss


Compound enhances SSRI antidepressant’s effects in mice

June 19, 2013

A synthetic compound is able to turn off “secondary” vacuum cleaners in the brain that take up serotonin, resulting in the “happy” chemical being more plentiful, scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio have discovered.


Brownsville woman’s life changed by brain surgery

June 18, 2013

Cheryl Valdez, a 43-year-old Brownsville resident, had her first seizure at age 17. She saw different doctors – some who believed she had epilepsy and some who did not – and tried all kinds of medications but none helped.


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