Health

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.



COVID-19 drive-through

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.




Taking the lead on transitioning out of social distancing

April 17, 2020

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, is leading the COVID-19 Health Transition Team.