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ABC 12 TV Miami: Cork tree bark to fight cancer

July 10, 2020

ABC 12 TV in Miami, Fla., aired the Ivanhoe Broadcast News story about research being conducted by Pratap Kumar, PhD, Department of Molecular Medicine, and Darpan Patel, PhD, associate professor of research in the School of Nursing. The researchers decided to test cork tree bark extract, also called Nexrutine, to fight dangerous body inflammation, which […]


KSAT 12: Has COVID-19 peaked in San Antonio? Here’s what new models show.

July 10, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, MD, Infectious Diseases, spoke to KSAT 12’s audience, asking the public to remain vigilant as the COVID-19 peak is projected to remain for a few weeks and urging parents to be engaged with their children’s schools and PTAs as the time nears for on-site classes resume. Read and watch the story.


KTSA: Coronavirus questions answered

July 10, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General & Hospital Medicine, was a guest on KTSA’s Jack Riccardi Show. The discussion included concerns that COVID-19 may stay in the air as an aerosol for longer than was originally thought and the push to reopen schools. Listen to the interview:


San Antonio Magazine: What to expect after COVID-19

July 10, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, Mays Cancer Center director, and Dr. Ramon Cancino, Primary Care Center director, weigh in on how the pandemic will affect the future of education and health care. Read the story.


ABC 12 News: Using a blood marker to help diagnose dementia risk

July 9, 2020

Chronic inflammation in the body, caused by genetics, disease, or lifestyle is very damaging to cells, playing a role in vascular disease and dementia. Sudha Seshadri, MD, professor of neurology at UT Health San Antonio explained to Ivanhoe, “We are increasingly recognizing that infection and inflammation play a role in neurodegeneration and vascular diseases.” Read […]


The Texas Tribune: Texas parents face a frightening lack of information on coronavirus risks in child care centers

July 9, 2020

Dina Tom, Pediatrics, discusses the need for more data to understand the spread of coronavirus in Texas child care facilities. Read the story.