Taking steps to protect you against ransomware

March 9, 2017
 

Over the past 12 months, Information Management and Services (IMS) has witnessed an increase in phishing messages that contain malicious software designed to automatically encrypt your computer and hold its contents hostage in demand of a ransom payment.



South Texas, the hotbed of skin cancer

June 22, 2016
 

South Texas is called the hotbed of skin cancer for a reason. In June, there are nearly 280 hours of sunshine, and a peak of 308 in August.



Spring Wellness Day

Don’t miss Spring Wellness Day today!

April 21, 2016
 

The annual Spring Wellness Day April 21 kicked off with a 5K Fun Run/Walk led by Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP. The event, hosted by the Campus Health & Wellness Committee, promotes wellness and healthy living for the mind, body and spirit. Fourteen faculty, staff, students and residents participated in the […]



Pox

Scientists learn how poxviruses defeat the body’s host defense

January 25, 2016
 

Smallpox virus, which killed millions of humans through the ages, ranks among the world’s most feared bioterrorism agents. Human monkeypox continues to occur sporadically in remote African villages. In a new report, virologists from the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center and their collaborators at Oklahoma State University demonstrate how poxviruses such as smallpox defeat […]