Health

Military Technologies: Premature Infants

June 8, 2016

Prolacta Bioscience®, the pioneer in human milk-based neonatal nutritional products, announced today that a new study published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine found that adding a human milk-derived cream supplement, Prolact CR®, to an exclusive human milk diet (EHMD) resuLTEd in “significantly earlier discharge” for very low birth weight infants in the neonatal intensive care […]


Denton Record-Chronicle: Ten pregnant women in Dallas County test positive for Zika

June 8, 2016

Ten pregnant women in Dallas County have tested positive for the Zika virus, the county’s health director said Tuesday. Read the full story at Denton Record-Chronicle


Trinidad & TobagoDaily Express: Men’s Health Week

June 8, 2016

Every year, Men’s Health Week is celebrated as the week leading up to and including Father’s Day (June 13th to 19th 2016). Read the full story at Trinidad& Tobago Daily Express



Health Science Center again designated a Fit-Friendly Worksite

June 7, 2016

For the second straight year, the Health Science Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksites designation.



Advancements in new hepatitis C treatments

June 3, 2016

Hepatitis C is the leading blood-borne disease in the U.S., with more than 3.5 million people developing a chronic infection. While the outlook for treating hepatitis C was grim just a few years ago, now most patients can be cured with direct-acting antiviral medications, many of them evaluated at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


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The Rivard Report: With investment, city’s health care sector poised for growth

June 1, 2016

With an investment of $5 million in 2017 bond money, the UT Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy and Research Center in San Antonio could complete its new partnership with Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center and stop thousands of San Antonians from leaving the city to seek treatment elsewhere.