Research


New standard for measuring chemical intolerance

September 25, 2020

Researchers developed and validated a three-question, yes-or-no survey that primary care providers, allergists, dermatologists and other specialists can incorporate into patient visits.




Research review highlights health and social impact of racism, discrimination and poverty

September 18, 2020

A new research review by Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio describes and proposes recommendations to address key mechanisms by which people discriminate against people of color and/or justify people being in poverty.



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New system of care created to better serve San Antonio

September 17, 2020

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System signed a memorandum of understanding to create an integrated health delivery system to improve access to high-quality health care.




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.