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Dental experts fault study linking X-rays to term low birth weight

June 7, 2004

A study published April 28 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is causing some pregnant women to question whether they should have X-rays taken in their dentists’ offices.


Health Science Center bestows degrees for 2004

June 4, 2004

The five schools of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio held their commencement exercises in May. Some individuals in the following lists are summer or winter graduates


Work published in ‘Nature’ sheds light on key cell division process

June 4, 2004

There is important news from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio about a process that is crucial to cell division and therefore to all of human health.


Frequently asked questions about PSA and prostate cancer

May 28, 2004

The prostate is a gland that is a part of the reproductive organs and lies below the urinary bladder in men.


‘Out of the 4.0 box thinking’ benefited South Texas patient

May 27, 2004

Like many Americans, Edgar Smith loathes the words “prostate cancer.”


Study finds 15 percent of men with ‘normal’ PSA had prostate cancer

May 27, 2004

Some men who have received good marks on the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test from their physicians may be getting a false sense of confidence about not having prostate cancer, according to a study released May 27 in The New England Journal of Medicine.


Medrano receives 2004 Medical School Distinguished Alumnus Award

May 25, 2004

Martha Medrano, M.D., M.P.H., assistant dean for continuing medical education and director of the School of Medicine’s Hispanic Center of Excellence at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has received the 2004 Medical School Distinguished Alumnus Award.


Putting the proverbial brakes on aging

May 18, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has received a $2.5 million grant for a National Institute on Aging (NIA) Intervention Testing Center, one of three such U.S. centers established by the NIA to test potential therapeutic interventions to slow the aging process.


Meyers make sure there is always a doctor in Hondo’s house

May 11, 2004

The Meyer family has practiced family medicine in Hondo for nearly a century, and that won’t end any time soon.


Kleberg Medical Scholars Program bolsters RAHC clinical research

May 4, 2004

Internal medicine residents at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) Medical Education Division have begun presenting clinical research at national and regional meetings in the internal medicine field – a positive development that is aided by a $1.5 million gift from The Robert J. and Helen C. Kleberg, Jr. Foundation.


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