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Dr. Rene Olvera

News 4: Overwhelming number of cyberbullying victims don’t tell adults

April 7, 2016

A Texas-based research center says an overwhelming number of bullying victims never report it to adults. That can lead to depression or even suicide.



Tooth, dental implants

San Antonio Magazine: Chew on this

April 7, 2016

One of Dr. Thomas Oates’ many responsibilities is instructing and guiding dental residents. A few years ago, one of his students approached him with a question he couldn’t answer: What should she do for a patient with diabetes who desperately needed an implant to replace a missing tooth?



Ultrasound Center

Fox 29: Ultrasound Center unique in the country

April 6, 2016

Two doctors, Dr. Nilam Soni and Dr. Craig Sisson, at the University of Texas Health Science Center helped create a center unique in the country for how medical care is executed. Their hope is to speed up the medical care process and make it more accurate.



Rapamycin

Express-News: Drug designed in San Antonio fights age-related diseases

April 4, 2016

A San Antonio company is trying to break into the pharmaceutical market with a new version of an old drug that it believes offers hope to two-legged and four-legged patients diagnosed with incurable or life-altering diseases.



Fox 29: 90 percent of cyberbullying victims don’t tell adults

April 1, 2016

A Texas-based research center says an overwhelming number of bullying victims never report it to adults. That can lead to depression or even suicide. However, there are signs adults need to look out for when it comes to bullying.


Doctors Urge Students to Join Medical Field

News 4: Doctors urge students to join medical field

April 1, 2016

Right now, medical schools across the country say we’re facing a shortage of doctors. On March 30, several physicians with the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center spent time at local schools, encouraging students to get into the medical field. It was all part of National Doctors’ Day. Watch the full story […]