Medical Xpress: Study shows Nox4 protein may predict untreatable kidney cancer

June 5, 2020

A team of researchers confirmed the role of a certain protein in the development of high-grade kidney cancer. The researchers showed that a higher level of the protein can be used as a marker to predict which tumors will develop treatment resistance and progress more rapidly. Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology, led the […]

Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: What do the protests mean for the spread of COVID-19?

June 5, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, answers listeners’ questions about their health during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Campbell answered questions about COVID-19 testing, whether or not protests put people at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 or if it’s safe for kids to play with their neighborhood friends. Read and listen to the full Q&A.

San Antonio Express-News: COVID-19 pandemic may silence San Antonio church, children’s and performing choirs for months

June 5, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, professor of medicine and infectious diseases, explains the dangers of groups singing closely together. “We know that the coronavirus is highly contagious and infects the upper respiratory tract,” said Dr. Patterson, professor. “When you’re in close, continual contact with someone who has the disease, there’s a high risk of transmission.” Singing is […]

Scheduled power outage impacts AAB and ALTC

June 4, 2020

Facilities Management has a scheduled AAB and ALTC building power outage to begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 13. Power will be restored by 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 14.