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Clot-removal procedures can help more stroke patients than previously thought

December 13, 2021

Patients who have already had some degree of permanent loss of function in the brain due to stroke may benefit from reestablishing blood flow through a lifesaving procedure called mechanical thrombectomy, a recent study found.

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Fear keeping some cancer patients from COVID-19 vaccination

December 9, 2021

Of the patients surveyed, 56% reported receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, which is lower than the community vaccination rate of 76%.

Overlooked for decades, mast cells may explain many mysterious environmental illnesses

December 9, 2021

A newly published paper provides a long-sought link between environmental exposures and conditions like Gulf War syndrome, breast implant illness, chemical intolerance and possibly even long-haul COVID-19. This discovery represents a major step toward improved diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Russel Reiter, PhD, receives fifth honorary doctoral degree

December 8, 2021

Russel J. Reiter, PhD, professor in the Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy, who recently celebrated 50 years of service to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), received an honorary Doctor of Medicine degree from the National University of Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina. This is the fifth […]

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Program gives parents and babies in the NICU a life of hope and health

December 3, 2021

A UT Health San Antonio program, in collaboration with University Health, aims to strengthen the emotional connection between mothers and their infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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Mays Cancer Center researchers to present findings, discuss disparities during San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 2, 2021

Researchers from the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, will present results of multiple lines of study Dec. 7-10 during the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.