Dental researchers discover why some people are more susceptible to chronic inflammatory diseases

July 26, 2021
 

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Dentists aren’t known to tell people not to brush, but that’s what happened on the way to a breakthrough. After asking study participants not to brush half their teeth for three weeks, researchers discovered that genetic differences make some people more susceptible to chronic inflammatory diseases that […]




CJ’s gift: How a doctor couple saved their baby’s life and gained valuable perspective on patient care

July 19, 2021
 

A day after baby CJ’s heart stopped, twice, his parents were presented grim options including a future for him hooked to machines or in end-of-life hospice care. Something kept them going, a feeling that they were better prepared than most for months of continuing treatment and life-and-death decisions.




CJ’s gift: How a doctor couple saved their baby’s life and gained valuable perspective on patient care

July 6, 2021
 

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu A day after baby CJ’s heart stopped, twice, his parents were presented grim options including a future for him hooked to machines or in end-of-life hospice care. Something kept them going, a feeling that they were better prepared than most for months of continuing treatment and life-and-death decisions. CJ was […]



close-up roller with inlays and drops of white paint used to show possible chemical exposure.

Link discovered between common chemicals and ‘unexplained’ chronic illness

June 30, 2021
 

A new paper provides a long-awaited link between exposures to common chemicals and so-called unexplained illnesses. It also for the first time asserts a mechanism for the how and why this happens – a two-stage disease process called toxicant-induced loss of tolerance, or TILT.




New paper provides a link between common chemicals and ‘unexplained’ chronic illnesses

June 28, 2021
 

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Could your new home with its fresh paint, carpet and cabinets, as well as pesticides used around the place, cause a range of illness due to chemical intolerance? A new paper provides a long-awaited link between exposures to common chemicals and so-called unexplained illnesses. It also for […]




First-in-city proton therapy center to provide alternative to radiation treatment for cancer

June 25, 2021
 

UT Health San Antonio and Proton International LLC are partnering to build a proton therapy center to provide an advanced alternative to conventional radiation treatment for cancer.