Oral pill slows rate of decline in ALS patients

September 10, 2020
 

If the finding is repeated in larger trials, the drug could give families more time with their loved ones who have ALS.



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Oral pill slows rate of decline in ALS patients

September 8, 2020
 

Although it’s not a cure for ALS, an oral drug slowed patients’ rate of functional decline in a clinical trial that included five patients at UT Health San Antonio. If the finding is repeated in larger trials, the drug could give families more time with their loved ones who have ALS. The New England Journal […]




Post-COVID syndrome hits kids’ hearts

September 4, 2020
 

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.



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Post-COVID syndrome severely damages children’s hearts; ‘immense inflammation’ causing cardiac blood vessel dilation

September 4, 2020
 

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), believed to be linked to COVID-19, damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions, said the senior author of a medical literature review published Sept. 4 in EClinicalMedicine, a journal of The Lancet. Case studies also show MIS-C can strike seemingly […]




New Latino-Focused Campaign: Juntos, We Can Stop COVID-19!

September 2, 2020
 

Salud America! launched this digital campaign to inform and urge Latino families to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19.




New Latino-Focused Campaign: Juntos, We Can Stop COVID-19!

September 2, 2020
 

Contact: Cliff Despres, Communications, Salud America!, UT Health San Antonio 210-562-6517, despres@uthscsa.edu The #JuntosStopCovid campaign has culturally relevant fact sheets, role model videos, and infographics to help Latino families take action to slow the spread of COVID-19 SAN ANTONIO — COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact Latinos, killing more than 33,000 and hospitalizing many more of […]