IANS Live: Low levels of fat hormone may increase PTSD risk

May 16, 2016

People who have low levels of a fat hormone might be more prone to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms if they are exposed to a traumatic event, new research suggests.

MD Magazine: Dogs helped veterans with PTSD

May 15, 2016

It may not come as a surprise to dog-lovers, but research presented at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, showed that adopting a canine companion proved helpful to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read the full story at MD Magazine

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Ashok Kumar, M.D., honored by Texas Medical Association

May 11, 2016

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., professor and vice chair of Medical Student Education and Clerkship Director, received a Texas Medical Association Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine at the Gold Level on April 28.

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Express-News: Reactions mixed on FDA’s e-cigarettes ruling

May 9, 2016

Health Science Center experts weigh in on FDA’s new ruling on e-cigarettes.

WOAI Radio: UT Health Science Center Seeing Promise from New PTSD

May 9, 2016

Cases of post-traumatic stress disorder have skyrocketed, thanks to the war on terror, leaving veterans taking handfuls of pills, but now there’s hope of a possible cure. Read the full story at WOAI Radio

Express-News: MD Anderson looking to provide cancer treatment in San Antonio

May 9, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center has launched discussions with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to explore ways to expand cancer services in San Antonio, an executive vice chancellor confirmed today. Read the full story at Express-News