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Diabetic foot treatment is focus of Dec. 8-10 conference

December 2, 2016

Attention, health care providers with interest in surgical management of the diabetic foot: The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio announces the 11th Annual International External Fixation Symposium, set for Dec. 8-10 at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort. Registration is still open for this multidisciplinary continuing education conference, which will feature state-of-the-art lectures […]




Study: Veterans with epilepsy more at risk of death

November 28, 2016

U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with epilepsy were more than twice as likely to die between 2011 and 2015 as were similar veterans without epilepsy.




Study finds talk therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 23, 2016

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD.



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Dr. Kumar named Family Physician of the Year

November 22, 2016

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., FRCS, FAAFP, professor of family and community medicine, has been awarded the highest honor among Texas family doctors by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.




TPR: SA Cancer Foundation pledges $17 million to CTRC

November 22, 2016

The San Antonio Cancer Foundation is pledging $17 million to support the new affiliation between the University of Texas Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy and Research Center and M-D Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.



Video Extra: UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center announcement

November 21, 2016

The affiliation agreement announcement between UT Health San Antonio and its Cancer Therapy and Research Center and the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center was Nov. 1.