EndocrineWeb: Excess Weight May Shrink the Brain’s White Matter

August 10, 2016

Middle-age spread is not only unattractive and a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. Read the full story at EndocrineWeb

UT Medicine

KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Beating Bladder Cancer

August 10, 2016

Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer among men, but if caught early is treatable. Watch the full story at KENS 5

Express-News: Cancer center partnership advantageous

August 10, 2016

There is much to gain by having The University of Texas Health Science Center and MD Anderson, the top-ranked cancer-treatment hospital in the country, collaborate on expanding the services available in San Antonio.

The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: The importance of service in patient care

August 5, 2016

Pamala Otto, M.D., chair of the Department of Radiology, developed her love of service from working and living on her farm with her family. Medicine allows her to serve every day. Watch the full story at KSAT 12.

Science News: Microscopic collisions help proteins stay healthy

August 1, 2016

Studies at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are providing basic new understanding about “heat shock proteins,” also called “chaperone proteins.” Read the full story at Science News

The Hospitalist: How Should a Hospitalized Patient with Newly Diagnosed Cirrhosis Be Evaluated and Managed?

August 1, 2016

A 50-year-old man with no known medical history presents with two months of increasing abdominal distension. Exam is notable for scleral icterus, telangiectasias on the upper chest, abdominal distention with a positive fluid wave, and bilateral pitting lower-extremity edema. Read the full story at The Hospitalist