Medscape: More exercise linked to lower chance of severe COVID-19: Study

April 19, 2021
 

Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Rehabilitation Medicine, is quoted in this MedScape Medical News article that says the more exercise we do — the better baseline cardiac and pulmonary function we have — the better chance we have of withstanding the stressor of severe COVID. Read the story.


Share your salutes and sentiments

April 19, 2021
 

Want to recognize your colleagues publicly for a job well done, wish them a happy birthday or express condolences on a loss? Faculty, staff and students can use the Salutes & Sentiments feature, found on My UT Health, to publish messages of encouragement or support for members of our university family.


KSAT 12: Leading SA: UT Health San Antonio infectious disease expert weighs in on J&J vaccine complications

April 19, 2021
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, was a live guest on KSAT 12’s Leading SA Sunday morning news interview program. She discussed COVID-19 vaccine news including the latest on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the safety and effectiveness of mRNA vaccines and the current state of the vaccine rollout in our community. Watch here. 


Discover Magazine: Fight or flight? Why our caveman brains keep getting confused

April 16, 2021
 

Dr. Sudha Seshadri, professor of neurology and director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, explains the link between neurodegenerative diseases and high cortisol levels in this Discover Magazine article. The story mentions that her research published in the journal Neurology, has shown that those with higher morning cortisol levels are more […]


Latino USA: Your COVID-19 vaccine questions, answered

April 16, 2021
 

Dr.  Amelie Ramirez, Institute for Health Promotion Research and Salud America!, speaks on a Latino USA podcast about overcoming vaccine hesitancy and taking the important step to be vaccinated (at the 12:45 mark). Listen here. 


Lone Star Health News: Lone Stars on the Medical Frontier: Dr. Robert Svatek sees momentum for more cancer cures

April 16, 2021
 

Dr. Robert Svatek, chairman of urology and bladder cancer specialist with the Mays Cancer Center, gives great insights about advances in immunotherapy and the future of cancer care in this Lone Star Health News article. The story mentions that Dr. Svatek was an investigator in a clinical trial that combined immunotherapy with gene therapy to […]