Research

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.



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Remdesivir showing success in combating COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Early results of a COVID-19 treatment study being conducted in San Antonio shows a faster recovery time and fewer deaths for patients.




Scientists research a solution to the metabolic crisis

April 27, 2020

“Millions of people consume too much food, while millions of others are in poverty and subsist on too little food. We are studying what happens at the molecular level in both situations with a goal of developing a drug to intervene,” said Dr. Madesh Muniswamy.



Heart

Researchers aim at the heart of COVID-19 cardiac damage

April 20, 2020

To understand and prevent COVID-19-induced heart disease, researchers will follow recovered patients.