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Study: Brains of older, younger adults respond differently to thirst

December 18, 2007

Twelve healthy subjects in their 60s and 70s showed a different pattern of brain activations during thirst and satiation than did 10 healthy subjects in their 20s who drank the same amounts and underwent imaging with positron-emission tomography (PET).

Macy’s and Aflac ducks raise funds for Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute

December 13, 2007

For the seventh consecutive year, Aflac and participating Macy’s stores have teamed up to help holiday shoppers find the perfect stocking stuffer.

Experts for holiday stories

December 10, 2007

Experts for holiday stories.

Laredo educators to learn about health career opportunities for students

December 10, 2007

The Med/Ed Program at the Laredo Campus Extension of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding an Orientation to the Health Sciences, an information session about professional health education opportunities available through the Health Science Center.

UT System Board of Regents approves merger

December 10, 2007

The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System today authorized the acquisition of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Consummation of the acquisition is subject to completion of the UT System’s due diligence and transition plans.

UTHSC recruits N.C. team that studies substance use, suicidality in youth

December 6, 2007

Stemming the rising tide of adolescent substance use and related suicidal behaviors is the goal of an internationally known research group that recently relocated to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from North Carolina.

UT Health Science Center establishes distinguished chair in burn and trauma surgery

December 6, 2007

A $1 million gift from San Antonio philanthropists Betty and Col. Robert E. Kelso to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will ensure that San Antonio remains the nation’s leader in burn and trauma surgery.

West Nile Virus study in full force during fall, winter seasons and year-round at UT Health Science Center Researchers seek West Nile Virus study participants

December 6, 2007

If you think West Nile Virus isn’t a threat during the fall and winter months, think again.

New resources developed at UT Health Science Center prompt dentists, physicians to work together to fight pediatric tooth decay epidemic

December 4, 2007

Children’s teeth are in more danger of tooth decay today than they were just 20 years ago, according to a report released this year by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Local experts say children in San Antonio are among the most vulnerable.

UT Health Science Center to dedicate 2nd Harlingen building of Lower Rio Grande Valley Regional Academic Health Center

November 20, 2007

Dedication and official Board of Regents’ acceptance of the Academic and Clinical Research Building, the second building in Harlingen of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC).

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