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Regents approve oral health care center at UT Health Science Center

February 17, 2012

The University of Texas System Board of Regents this month authorized a $95 million oral health care center at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.


“Barefoot Heart” author speaks about growing up in migrant farm worker family

February 17, 2012

Elva Treviño Hart’s memoir is the 2012 One Community/One Book selection of San Antonio Public Library, UT Health Science Center Libraries


UT Health Science Center shortens time to earn physician assistant degree

February 13, 2012

The Physician Assistant Studies program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will soon offer students the opportunity to complete the program in two years instead of three, bringing physician assistants more quickly into the workforce.


Exercise and cancer patients lecture tomorrow night

February 8, 2012

Stacey Young-McCaughan, R.N., Ph.D., a professor in the department of psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center, will discuss the fitness program for cancer survivors she has created at the CTRC.


How exercise helps every cancer patient

February 6, 2012

Climbing stairs again. Lost weight. Better sleep. More energy. Cancer survivors who have joined supervised exercise programs report all these benefits. They often also report that at first, they don’t know how to begin.


Study shows a urine test can effectively predict high-risk prostate cancer

February 2, 2012

Initial results of a multicenter study involving The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio indicate that two urine-based biomarkers are associated with prostate cancers that are likely to be aggressive and potentially life-threatening among men who take an “active surveillance” approach to manage their disease.


March meeting covers translational research in addiction

February 2, 2012

Young people starting out in addiction research will get a turbo-boost to their careers March 3-4 at an annual conference that puts them face to face with internationally recognized addiction researchers and clinicians.


UT Health Science Center to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice degree

January 27, 2012

Nurses in South Texas will have the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio beginning in fall 2012.


One-fourth of South Texas kidney cancer patients have diabetes

January 24, 2012

Diabetes is believed to be a contributing factor to several types of cancer, and new research in San Antonio patients reveals an association with kidney cancer.


Hensler, Clarke named to 2012 Leadership Texas

January 24, 2012

Two distinguished women from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio are in the 2012 class of Leadership Texas.


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