August 17, 2011
Scientists this month reported the molecular structural basis for severe head deformities and ambiguous sex organs in babies born with Antley-Bixler syndrome accompanied by an enzyme deficiency.
August 12, 2011
Ten college students from Laredo and South Texas have been getting an in-depth look at the health professions this week through Make It Real Academy, a program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Regional Campus in Laredo.
August 3, 2011
Hoping to untangle how toxins and other environmental factors might affect whether a child develops autism, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are recruiting for a new study in the Rio Grande Valley.
August 2, 2011
Hispanics, who make up 60 percent of Bexar County’s population and almost 40 percent of Texas’, face special cancer risks.
July 28, 2011
The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) on Wednesday awarded $265,000 to a researcher from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who is working with the YMCA of Greater San Antonio to encourage healthy living and cancer prevention.
July 27, 2011
In two primarily Hispanic neighborhoods, Rosalinda Barrientos and other students from the UT Health Science Center School of Nursing asked children the question, “What does ‘healthy’ mean to you?”
July 25, 2011
Nursing students from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio will help teach children from San Antonio’s West Side about good nutrition and healthy eating practices on a field trip to their neighborhood grocery store.
July 21, 2011
In response to staggering obesity and breast cancer mortality rates, a new local study is testing how different types of exercise—like yoga—best improve cancer survivors’ fitness, quality of life and molecular indicators of future risk.
July 15, 2011
A ceremony marking Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas’ awards totaling almost $13 million in cancer research dollars to San Antonio health and academic institutions
July 12, 2011
One of the best ways to determine a person’s risk for certain cancers is family health history – and between the ages of 30 and 50, that family history can change significantly.