Science Daily: Protein’s work in eye lens suggests a way to tame cancer

February 9, 2016
 

How does a protein called connexin put the clamps on cancer? Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today reported an explanation. Read the story


Bidness Etc.: Regulus Therapeutics may drive biotech M&A

February 9, 2016
 

Regulus Therapeutics Inc. just emerged as the latest small biotech company with takeover potential. The drug-maker is developing a hepatitis C drug called RG-101, which could develop into a mainstay treatment in the field, and give competitors such as Gilead Sciences, Inc. Read the full story at Bidness Etc.


KSAT 12: Edgewood ISD students receive free dental care

February 9, 2016
 

Dental and dental hygiene students from the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio screened 700+ second-graders from Edgewood for a project called ‘Give Kids A Smile.’


The Active Times: 15 Exercises that Doctors Would Never Do

February 9, 2016
 

A gym enthusiast’s life can be mentally, as well as physically, exhausting. The options of exercises targeting the body’s muscles are endless, but the “blacklist” of movements you should never attempt is much shorter. Read the full story at The Active Times


Time Warner Cable News: HSC unveils new state-of-the-art learning facility

February 9, 2016
 

It’s a technological marvel where students can observe real-time medical procedures and complex surgeries.


Renal & Urology News: Finasteride may lower bladder cancer risk in men

February 9, 2016
 

Men who take finasteride to reduce prostate size or promote hair growth are less likely to be diagnosed with bladder cancer than men who do not use the medication, according to recent novel finding.