Health

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H-E-B partners with cancer centers

August 24, 2016

H-E-B on Aug. 19 announced a fundraising effort to benefit the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center—and H-E-B will make a matching donation from funds raised in San Antonio to benefit activities of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center.



Military Health Symposium August 2016

Faculty, staff participate in military health symposium

August 19, 2016

Retired Maj. Gen. Byron C. Hepburn, M.D., director of the Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute, and a large contingent of Health Science Center faculty and staff participated in the Military Health System Research Symposium, held Aug. 15-18 in Kissimmee, Florida.



Stroke patient

New stent technology aids in stroke recovery

August 12, 2016

“Stent-retrieval” technology helps patients with the worst strokes to regain function, and this is available right here in San Antonio, thanks to UT Medicine and its clinical partners.



Texas Public Radio: The Source: Spike In Texas’ Maternal Mortality Outpaces U.S.

August 10, 2016

Thirty-five Texas women in 100,000 won’t leave the hospital with their newborns. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Texas Public Radio: I’m pregnant. What should I do to protect myself?

August 10, 2016

Infection among pregnant women is a concern, since babies born to mothers who were infected with Zika (particularly in the first trimester) are at higher risk of devastating birth defects like microcephaly. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio


Texas Public Radio: Zika Threat Heightens Stress For Expectant Mothers in South Texas

August 10, 2016

The Zika virus has reared its ugly head in Florida, and experts say Texas could be one of the next states with local transmission from biting mosquitoes. Listen to the full story at Texas Public Radio