Health


Employee flu shots available at Wellness 360 and primary care locations

September 18, 2020

The arrival of fall marks the beginning of flu season. With COVID-19 still present in the community, it is especially important to get a flu vaccination this year. UT Health San Antonio offers employees multiple ways to receive their flu shot.



Three leaders

New system of care created to better serve San Antonio

September 17, 2020

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System are strengthening their partnership to expand access to world-class health care.




COVID-19 makes it even more vital to get your flu shot

September 15, 2020

The flu vaccine can reduce symptoms that might be confused with those of COVID-19. In addition, the vaccine can decrease the severity of the illness, reduce hospitalizations and save lives.




Physician develops device to relieve hiccups

September 11, 2020

A neuro-intensive care physician at UT Health San Antonio has invented a science-based way to stop hiccups. The device is called HiccAway.




Barshop Institute gains grant award renewals totaling $11 million to support translating research discoveries into healthier aging

September 10, 2020

The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies gained the renewal of two highly competitive center grants awarded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The Pepper and Shock grants, which total $11 million over the next five years, support basic research of the biology of aging and translation of discoveries into human application.




Oral pill slows rate of decline in ALS patients

September 10, 2020

If the finding is repeated in larger trials, the drug could give families more time with their loved ones who have ALS.