Health

News 4: Researchers obtain stunning results using tree bark extract for prostate cancer

February 6, 2020

The comparative study showed that both a tree bark extract, called Nexrutine, and exercise nearly equally reduced the spread of aggressive prostate cancer in mice.


KSAT 12: Why Deep Inspiration Breath-Hold is the weapon to fight cancer

February 6, 2020

Deep Inspiration Breath-Hold radiation therapy is being offered to enhance the ability to treat cancer patients. This type of therapy is only being offered here in San Antonio at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson.


Texas Public Radio: Before there was coronavirus there was SARS, San Antonio doctor remembers

February 4, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, shares the lessons she learned during the 2003 SARS outbreak.


Anna visits Mark after transplant

Called 1st in U.S.: Living liver donors kindly swap to save 2 recipients

February 4, 2020

Transplant surgeons at the Long School of Medicine use an effective approach to maximize the altruistic desire and contributions of living liver donors.



The New York Times: The Perfect ’72 Dolphins and Football’s Ultimate Toll

February 3, 2020

The N.F.L. is celebrating its only team to go through an entire season without losing. That glory came at a cost as several of the team’s prominent players were found to have C.T.E.


Rivard Report: Local experts say, for now, flu remains greater threat than coronavirus

February 3, 2020

San Antonio doctors say the flu remains a more realistic and immediate danger than contracting coronavirus. Dr. Jason Bowling, infectious disease specialist at UT Health San Antonio, encourages people to get the flu shot because flu activity remains very high right now. Dr. Bowling says that flu activity seems to be a bit worse than […]