TPR: The Source: With Zika In San Antonio, what should we know?

February 4, 2016

The World Health Organization has declared Zika and its suspected link to birth defects a global health emergency. More than 20 countries in Latin America have reported an outbreak and a rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex has been reported here in Texas. Listen to the full story at Texas Public Radio


KABB-TV: High school student assists in saving life

February 1, 2016

These 8 students at Madison high school are all enrolled in the EMT program. The program is a partnership between Northeast ISD, the UT Health Science Center, and the San Antonio fire department. Read the full story at KABB-TV

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 […] 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