EdSurge: UT reimagines the path to a college degree

March 22, 2016

When undergraduate students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley apply to medical school in three years, they’ll have diagnosed more cases of epilepsy and diabetes than most of their peers. As part of their coursework in a new biomedical sciences program, these current freshmen will complete 16 virtual rounds in which they’ll explore […]


Healio: Pioglitazone benefits decrease after discontinuing therapy

March 22, 2016

The protective effect of pioglitazone on type 2 diabetes prevention observed in adults with impaired glucose tolerance diminishes in the months after discontinuing therapy, with participants randomly assigned the drug progressing to diabetes at a rate similar to those assigned placebo, according to an analysis of the ACT NOW study. Read the full story at […]


WAAY 31: Hometown Health with Erin Dacy: Ceramic dental implants

March 22, 2016

Humans can be pretty superficial. Looks can make a good first impression, so we all want to have a pretty smile. One woman has a different type of dental implant that’s helping her show more of her pearly whites. Watch the full story at WAAY 31



San Antonio Business Journal: Demystifying clinical trials and their impact

March 22, 2016

Clinical trials can transform health care outcomes. They can impact greatly the cost of health care having significant consequence on survival, quality of life, and new treatments and interventions for disease management. The clinical trial process of complex interactions between physicians, scientists and researchers, patients, and other members of the health care system work together […]