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TPR: The Source: With Zika In San Antonio, what should we know?

February 4, 2016
 

The World Health Organization has declared Zika and its suspected link to birth defects a global health emergency. More than 20 countries in Latin America have reported an outbreak and a rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex has been reported here in Texas. Listen to the full story at Texas Public Radio



KABB-TV: High school student assists in saving life

February 1, 2016
 

These 8 students at Madison high school are all enrolled in the EMT program. The program is a partnership between Northeast ISD, the UT Health Science Center, and the San Antonio fire department. Read the full story at KABB-TV


NowCast SA: The Edge: Preventing the Zika virus

February 1, 2016
 

This week’s edge features an update on the Zika virus. Watch the video on NowCast SA


KENS-TV: First sexually transmitted Zika virus case in Dallas County

February 1, 2016
 

The first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus is confirmed in Dallas County.  Dallas County Health and Human Services said it received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It said the patient was infected after having sexual contact with a person who returned from Venezuela. DCHHS said it will not provide […]


Scicasts: Skeleton that Protects Brain Cells’ Control Centre Found to Be Damaged in Alzheimer’s Disease

February 1, 2016
 

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at Scicasts


News-Medical.net: Lamin nucleoskeleton disordered in Alzheimer’s

February 1, 2016
 

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at News-Medical.net