KENS-TV: First sexually transmitted Zika virus case in Dallas County

February 1, 2016

The first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus is confirmed in Dallas County.  Dallas County Health and Human Services said it received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It said the patient was infected after having sexual contact with a person who returned from Venezuela. DCHHS said it will not provide […]



News-Medical.net: Lamin nucleoskeleton disordered in Alzheimer’s

February 1, 2016

Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said. Read the full story at News-Medical.net


Express-News: Long-ago gifts still helping entrepreneurs

February 1, 2016

Some gifts never stop giving.  For San Antonio’s technology and life sciences communities, the contributions from three men who died between 2004 and 2015 still are boosting the outlooks for those industries because of their leadership and generosity. Read the full story at Express-News


San Antonio Express-News: Cancer centers urge HPV vaccine

February 1, 2016

The nation’s top cancer centers — including the Cancer Therapy & Research Center of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio — urged that all children and young adults be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), a rare united effort born of frustration that an effective weapon against the disease isn’t being fully utilized. Read the […]