Opioids

Prescription drug abuse the topic of free event March 24 at UT Health San Antonio’s Laredo Regional Campus

March 14, 2018
 

LAREDO (March 14, 2018) ― The community is invited to learn about the challenges of prescription drug abuse at a special event on Saturday, March 24, at UT Health San Antonio’s Laredo Regional Campus, 1937 E. Bustamante St. The free event will begin at 8 a.m. with healthy tips, hands-on demonstrations and general health information […]

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Stroke

Worldwide study triples number of known genetic risk factors for stroke

March 12, 2018
 

By Will Sansom Research co-author Dr. Sudha Seshadri of UT Health San Antonio’s Glenn Biggs Institute predicts that the study will also be a boon for dementia research SAN ANTONIO (March 12, 2018)—A landmark international study of DNA samples from 520,000 individuals worldwide—including 67,000 affected individuals—identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke. Sudha Seshadri, […]

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Match Day 2017

The envelope, please: Match Day to reveal next step in medical education

March 12, 2018
 

WHAT:           Match Day is a geographic rite of passage when graduating medical students throughout the U.S. find out where their residency training will take them – and perhaps where their medical careers will be launched. The new doctors could be heading to New York or Hawaii, Florida or Alaska ― or staying in San Antonio […]

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Give Cancer the Boot

Give Cancer the Boot fun run/walk set for March 24

March 8, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (March 8, 2018) ― Give Cancer the Boot, a 2.6-mile fun run/walk, will be held Saturday, March 24, at the Mays Cancer Center, the newly named center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. The event will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Mays Cancer Center, 7979 Wurzbach […]

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Partnership to address shortage of psychiatric nurse practitioners

February 26, 2018
 

The partnership includes recruiting, enrolling and educating six nurses from Webb and surrounding counties into the UT Health program.

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David Morilak, Allie Sharp

Researcher gets CPRIT grant to study cognitive impairment

February 26, 2018
 

The funds will be used to study mechanisms and new treatments for cognitive impairment associated with a type of hormone treatment used in men with prostate cancer.

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