Health

Premature newborn baby girl in the hospital incubator after c-section in 33 week

Program gives parents and babies in the NICU a life of hope and health

December 3, 2021

A UT Health San Antonio program, in collaboration with University Health, aims to strengthen the emotional connection between mothers and their infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).



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Mays Cancer Center researchers to present findings, discuss disparities during San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 2, 2021

Researchers from the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, will present results of multiple lines of study Dec. 7-10 during the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.




Mesa, Mays Cancer Center play role in getting new medications for blood cancers approved

December 2, 2021

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, has played a key role as both an investigator and aiding the drug development for the past eight years to get RoPEG INFa2b (besremi) approved in PV.




UT Health San Antonio provides HOPE to nursing home dental patients

November 30, 2021

Dentists, hygienists and dental public health residents provide general dentistry services to nursing homes, free of charge for those without coverage.



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Yoga improves quality of life in men with new diagnosis of prostate cancer

November 29, 2021

Yoga improved physical and mental well-being and promoted a robust immune response in a randomized clinical trial of men with prostate cancer.




Robotic surgical approach provides faster recovery for testicular cancer patients

November 19, 2021

The newer procedure is called robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, or robotic RPLND. Although the procedure has been previously reported, Mays Cancer Center developed technical improvements to make it safer, more effective and applicable in new indications.