Research

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Results published of remdesivir, COVID-19 trial

May 28, 2020

According to the study, the drug improved recovery time and decreased the number of deaths.




Faculty present their innovations at virtual pitch day

May 22, 2020

Nine UT Health San Antonio clinicians and scientists pitched their innovations in the President’s Translational and Entrepreneurial Research Fund (PTEF) virtual forum held May 20.



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Second phase of clinical trial for promising COVID-19 drug begins

May 15, 2020

Second phase includes FDA-approved anti-inflammatory drug along with remdesivir.



Stroke

Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from getting stroke care

May 13, 2020

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, patients should never hesitate to call an ambulance if they have signs of a stroke



Granddaughter helping her disabled grandmother walk with the aid of a walker.

Cognition and gait speed often decline together, study shows

May 4, 2020

A study published by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that thinking and walking often parallel each other in determining a person’s health trajectory.



Close up of medical drip or IV drip chamber in patient room.

FDA gives emergency authorization to COVID-19 drug

May 4, 2020

Remdesivir is the first anti-viral drug that has been shown to benefit patients with COVID-19 in a randomized clinical trial.