UT Health Science Center receives $13.75 million to expand successful teen pregnancy prevention efforts

July 14, 2015

The grants will expand evidence-based programs provided by UT Teen Health, the university’s successful initiative that promotes healthy choices for adolescents.

Study finds autism, ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers

July 9, 2015

A new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found that mothers with chemical intolerances are two to three times more likely than other women to have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

UT Health Science Center offers free counseling for youth with alcohol, marijuana, other drug addictions

July 7, 2015

CAMBIO (change in Spanish), is an outpatient program for teens ages 12 through 18 and their parents and offers a comprehensive assessment and 10 weekly counseling sessions for youth.

UT Health Science Center faculty member named president of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry

May 26, 2015

David P. Cappelli, Ph.D., D.M.D., M.P.H., was installed as president of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry at the annual National Oral Health Conference.

FDA expedites development of hepatitis C drugs based on UT Health Science Center physician’s study

May 21, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted amended Breakthrough Therapy Designation for an investigational combination of drugs that show great promise for treating the sickest hepatitis C patients ― those with advanced cirrhosis and those who have had a liver transplant but the virus has returned.

Odessa graduate sings national anthem at School of Dentistry gala

May 18, 2015

Jason Jones, a third-year dental student at the Health Science Center, sang the national anthem for guests and students who attended the gala.