Drug treats Type 2 diabetes in children, team announces

April 29, 2019
 

Results of a recently completed clinical trial of a potential drug to treat Type 2 diabetes in children were announced April 28 at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2019 meeting in Baltimore, Md. The New England Journal of Medicine also published the findings. Study coauthor Jane Lynch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics at UT Health San […]

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Dialogues on Dementia: Early signs of movement and memory disorders

April 25, 2019
 

Dizziness, falls, changes in blood pressure and sleep alterations can occur for many different reasons and may be harmless, although one should check with a physician. Occasionally, though, they are early signs of movement and memory disorders. The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio invites the public to […]

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St. Louis program to help Fongang study Alzheimer’s-vascular interplay

April 23, 2019
 

Bernard Fongang, Ph.D., of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases and assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been selected to participate in the PRIDE CVD-CGE Program, a research enrichment activity offered by Washington University at St. Louis. The primary objective […]

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Geriatric marmosets moving to the Southwest National Primate Research Center

April 18, 2019
 

Note: Texas Biomed and UT Health San Antonio are teaming up to house the country’s largest marmoset colony dedicated to aging research. This story was posted on April 18, which is Biomedical Research Awareness Day. This day was created to educate students and the public on the importance of biomedical research and the humane use […]

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Study tracks unpredictability of domestic violence

April 18, 2019
 

The unpredictability of violence is sometimes a stronger predictor of a woman’s health outcomes than violence frequency and severity.

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Study tracks unpredictability of intimate partner violence

April 18, 2019
 

Tragically, one of every three American women will experience intimate partner violence during her lifetime. Victims suffer not only physical injuries but are at increased risk of mental disorders. This violence is often unpredictable, which may be its worst trait. Not knowing what will come next is sometimes a stronger predictor of a woman’s health […]

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