Health

PSA: Cancer prevention and screening during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 7, 2020

Ruben Mesa, M.D., director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, asks that the public keep their cancer screenings, tests and treatments during this time.


Granddaughter helping her disabled grandmother walk with the aid of a walker.

Cognition and gait speed often decline together, study shows

May 4, 2020

A study published by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that thinking and walking often parallel each other in determining a person’s health trajectory.



Close up of medical drip or IV drip chamber in patient room.

FDA gives emergency authorization to COVID-19 drug

May 4, 2020

Remdesivir is the first anti-viral drug that has been shown to benefit patients with COVID-19 in a randomized clinical trial.



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Remdesivir showing success in combating COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Early results of a COVID-19 treatment study being conducted in San Antonio shows a faster recovery time and fewer deaths for patients.



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Hyundai Hope on Wheels makes more COVID-19 testing possible

April 23, 2020

The $100,000 gift will support on-campus COVID-19 testing.



Heart

Researchers aim at the heart of COVID-19 cardiac damage

April 20, 2020

To understand and prevent COVID-19-induced heart disease, researchers will follow recovered patients.