Heart

Study: Childhood chemo alters heart’s caretaker cells

September 25, 2020
 

Clues sought for why 1 in 5 pediatric cancer survivors develop heart failure. Cancer chemotherapy changes the function of cells that repair heart injury, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) discovered. Twenty percent of children treated with drugs called anthracyclines go on to suffer heart […]



diabetes in men

175 con prediabetes se necesitan para estudio con medicamentos

September 22, 2020
 

Se está invitando a 175 residentes del área a participar en un estudio de investigación clínica ofrecido por UT Health San Antonio y University Health System. El estudio, que se está llevando a cabo en el Instituto de la Diabetes de Texas (TDI), está comparando cuatro medicinas para ver cuál previene mejor la conversión a […]



diabetes in men

175 with prediabetes needed for medications study

September 22, 2020
 

175 area residents with a diagnosis of prediabetes are encouraged to enroll in a clinical trial offered by UT Health San Antonio and University Health System. The study, conducted at the Texas Diabetes Institute (TDI), is comparing four medications to see which will best prevent conversion to Type 2 diabetes.  “People with prediabetes are at […]



Allergies

Think you have chemical intolerance? Answer 3 questions

September 21, 2020
 

Brief inventory can be used in primary care, specialty clinics and research. Intolerances to chemicals, foods and drugs impact 8%-33% of individuals, studies suggest, yet few people are screened for it at their doctors’ offices. To address this and increase awareness of chemical intolerance, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San […]




Research review highlights health and social impact of racism, discrimination and poverty

September 18, 2020
 

A new research review by Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio describes and proposes recommendations to address key mechanisms by which people discriminate against people of color and/or justify people being in poverty.



Three leaders

New system of care created to better serve San Antonio

September 17, 2020
 

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System signed a memorandum of understanding to create an integrated health delivery system to improve access to high-quality health care.