A newly acquired $410,000 SPECT/CT machine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) is just the fifth of its kind worldwide for obtaining super-high-resolution images of disease processes in rodents and other small animals, faculty researchers said.
As the holidays approach, the South Texas Poison Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) stands ready to help when the unexpected occurs.
James Mellonig, D.D.S., M.S., professor of dentistry and director of the Advanced Education Program in Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), received the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
The oral glucose tolerance test, which diagnoses patients at high risk for diabetes but is costly and inconvenient, may soon be put to rest.
Four 12-year-olds and five 13-year-olds had babies in Bexar County last year. More than 60 girls gave birth at age 14 – some to their second child. And 224 girls gave birth at age 15.
The world’s most successful medical device, the Palmaz Stent®, was part of a special presentation this fall at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.