Research

UPI: COVID-19 may cause long-term heart problems in children

September 9, 2020

Children who suffer heart damage caused by COVID-19 may need lifelong care and treatment, according to a review of existing research published Friday by EClinicalMedicine. Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, a neonatologist and an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, is quoted in this story. Read the full story at […]



Post-COVID syndrome hits kids’ hearts

September 4, 2020

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.




$2M grant awarded to study drug’s impact on Alzheimer’s patients

August 25, 2020

In the war on cancer and other diseases including COVID-19, old drugs approved for other conditions are being studied for new purposes. It’s a strategy that will now be tested in Alzheimer’s disease with a drug called rapamycin. A $2 million grant will enable a clinical trial in which 40 individuals with mild cognitive impairment […]




Study shows promise for two-day therapy that treats PTSD and improves relationships

August 25, 2020

The pilot study offered a condensed version of cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (CBCT for PTSD) to military and veteran couples through the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP).




Mays Cancer Center awarded millions for research and recruitment

August 20, 2020

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded more than $10.3 million to the Mays Cancer Center.




Research shows new education program may increase hepatitis C screenings

August 10, 2020

A team of researchers from UT Health San Antonio and UT Southwestern have published a study in the Journal of Cancer Education showing that a new, shortened training program for health care providers may increase screenings for hepatitis C virus (HCV) across the region.