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Express-News: San Antonio researchers check synthetic version of capsaicin — the heat in chile peppers — for cancer-killing effects

June 10, 2019
 

By Lauren Caruba, San Antonio Express-News It’s known for giving chile peppers their spice, causing a burning sensation in any tissue it comes in contact with. But the properties of capsaicin could have a deeper significance. The relationship between pain and capsazepine, a synthetic version of the naturally occurring compound, was what led San Antonio […]

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KSAT 12: Local scientists help discover new genes to identify risk for Alzheimer’s

June 4, 2019
 

The largest Alzheimer’s study in the world involved scientists at UT Health San Antonio. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

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KSAT 12: Everything you need to know about infertility and IVF

May 24, 2019
 

Over the past couple of years Dr. Jennifer Knudtson, UT Health San Antonio reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist, has started to notice a change in how couples are dealing with infertility.

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Rivard Report: At a home of recovery, women celebrate Mother’s Day and sobriety with their children

May 10, 2019
 

Sitting at a picnic table covered in a pink plastic tablecloth, Crystal Gutierrez watches as her 5-year-old daughter Makayla drinks fruit punch and sorts black and red discs to play Connect 4. Gutierrez, a 28-year-old mother of three, lives at Casa Mia, a Midtown home for mothers and pregnant women recovering from heroin addiction. She has been sober […]

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Texas Public Radio: How can health care providers be more culturally competent, inclusive?

April 22, 2019
 

Disparities in healthcare are often driven by a doctor’s lack of sensitivity to a patient’s culture, values, socioeconomic status, race, or sexual or gender identity. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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NEWS 4: Focus of worldwide Chromosome 18 research is in San Antonio

April 22, 2019
 

For people with Chromosome 18 abnormalities, the prognosis used to be a life spent in a near vegetative state. Watch the full story at NEWS 4

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