UT Health San Antonio and Spurs take over elementary PE classes

May 20, 2024

  The clunk of basketballs hitting rims instead of the swooshing of nets mixed with squeals of laughter as the Spurs Coyote led a group of third graders through basketball drills. lt was part of an afternoon of fun and learning when the San Antonio Spurs Sports Academy with UT Health San Antonio took charge […]

Cancer survivors and their supporters celebrate life, raise funds during annual 5K

April 15, 2024

  Misty skies didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 900 runners and walkers who participated in the 7th annual Give Cancer the Boot Survivorship 5K and 1 Mile Walk on April 6 at Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. Some raised their arms in triumph, others danced, […]

Clinical trial tackles the question of how much treatment is enough for prostate cancer

April 10, 2024

  According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 3 million men are living with prostate cancer in the United States. Of those, survivorship after five years is 97 percent. With patients living longer and physicians seeing younger patients with this type of cancer, learning the best ways to treat patients and providing a better […]

Deep brain stimulation keeps amateur artist’s hands steady

March 20, 2024

  Sitting in a diner, John Lattimore straightens his arm and hand. Both are steady. Five years ago, that was not the case. Throughout his life, Lattimore has lived with essential tremors. The neurological condition he shares with his siblings includes shaking hands, arms, head, trunk and vocal cords. In 50%–70% of cases, it’s an […]