Health


UT Health San Antonio research team tackles childhood obesity with five-year, $1 million grant from Baptist Health Foundation

April 9, 2021

The potentially groundbreaking research led by principal investigator Lily Q. Dong, PhD, professor of cell systems and anatomy at UT Health San Antonio, is testing whether there is a genetic marker of early insulin resistance in youth that could be controlled, thereby preventing obesity and development of Type 2 diabetes. Currently, most studies and treatment focus on adults, and pediatric anti-obesity drugs have limited effect.



Sports Medicine

UT Health San Antonio, UTSA develop strategic partnership to advance health and wellness initiatives

April 9, 2021

Efforts include the site of a new medical care facility for San Antonians and a comprehensive sports medicine program for UTSA student-athletes.



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UT Health San Antonio to open new multispecialty care facility this fall

April 6, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is expanding its health care footprint with the opening of UT Health De Zavala, a new multispecialty health facility near I-10 and 1604.




A cornerstone of research-based medicine

March 29, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio broke ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of South Texas.




Masking requirement to continue at UT Health San Antonio

March 8, 2021

Reflecting our commitment to the health of the community, UT Health San Antonio and all of its locations will continue to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including the requirement to wear masks.




Mays Cancer Center conducting study to learn how COVID-19 vaccine affects patients with cancer

March 4, 2021

Individuals with cancer who get COVID-19 are more likely to have severe illness and higher death rates compared to the general public. This study aims to help prevent worse outcomes in patients with cancer and COVID-19