Diabetes and obesity: Questions and answers with Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD

March 28, 2023

On this Diabetes Alert Day, March 28, 2023, we present a conversation with Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD. Solis is chief of endocrinology in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, which is part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She speaks about both diabetes and obesity, which she […]

UT Teen Health earns prestigious Level 1 Trauma-Informed Care certification from The Ecumenical Center

March 28, 2023

Teens grappling with trauma from sexual abuse, family violence, pregnancy, incarceration, food and shelter insecurity, or parental divorce or death increasingly need agencies that will welcome and listen to them. UT Teen Health, an initiative of UT Health San Antonio that promotes adolescent health and wellness, particularly in teen pregnancy prevention, has taken a notable […]

Novel drug makes mice slim even on sugary, fatty diet

March 22, 2023

Compound limits magnesium transport in cellular power plants called mitochondria. Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have developed a small-molecule drug that prevents weight gain and adverse liver changes in mice fed a high-sugar, high-fat Western diet throughout life. “When we give this drug to […]