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Discovery may lead to new pain-control strategy

October 7, 2016

While it’s not yet a practical answer for chronic pain, a discovery announced Sept. 29 by researchers at the Health Science Center holds out hope for a novel, safe and effective way to control pain at its source.

Study may stem overuse of antibiotics for pneumonia

October 4, 2016

A study coordinated by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio may stem overuse of antibiotics in treating pneumonia.

The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In: From telescopes to microscopes

September 23, 2016

Dr. James Lechleiter’s love for science started on his childhood farm in the plains of western Minnesota.

Dallas Morning News: Texas researchers are at the forefront of the breast cancer fight

September 20, 2016

Since President Richard Nixon declared the “War on Cancer” in 1971, the nation has made great strides in understanding and fighting the various forms of the disease. Read the full story at the Dallas Morning News

News 4: Hispanics living with HIV at high risk of developing other chronic health conditions

September 20, 2016

New research by doctors in San Antonio shows patients receiving treatment for HIV are living longer and healthier lives. Watch the full story at News 4

Express-News: Researchers encourage Hispanic women to join clinical trials for breast cancer treatments

September 20, 2016

Despite the fact that breast cancer is the most common and deadly cancer among Hispanic women, little is known about the types of breast cancer Hispanics are likely to get or how they react to treatments. Read the full story at the Express-News