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First-in-human trial of senolytic drugs encouraging

January 7, 2019

Small pilot study points to feasibility of larger trials in age-related diseases UT Health San Antonio researchers, collaborating with the Mayo Clinic and the Wake Forest School of Medicine, are the first to publish results on the treatment of a deadly age-related disease in human patients with drugs called senolytics. The findings were posted Jan. […]

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Study finds association between vascular factors and brain shrinkage

December 19, 2018

Tiny blood vessels carry life-sustaining nutrition to the deepest recesses of the brain. How early in life do these small, but essential, tributaries begin to lose their function? This decline might start in middle age, and a subset of people may be more at risk for it than others, suggests a study published by faculty […]

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Erase Cancer

Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium

December 18, 2018

Register today for free. The first Living Beyond Cancer A-Z: A UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center Symposium, featuring a full day of  learning, empowerment and discovery, will be held Jan. 12 on the Long Campus. Cancer survivors, cancer patients, friends, family and caregivers are invited to join us for informative discussions and […]

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School of Nursing to hold its 1st White Coat Ceremonies

December 18, 2018

The School of Nursing is holding its inaugural White Coat Ceremonies on Jan. 4 and 5 and March 1, thanks to a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. Intended for first-year students in medical, nursing and physician assistant programs, the White Coat Ceremony “serves to welcome students to health care practice and elevate the […]

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Will medication make senior adults more buff?

December 14, 2018

Adults 65 and older sought for study of whether drug will stop muscle loss UT Health San Antonio researchers seek participants for a clinical research study to evaluate whether a medication will increase muscle function and mass in older adults. “As we age, the size and strength of our muscles decline. This is called sarcopenia,” […]

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Laredo Regional Campus holds tree-lighting ceremony

December 7, 2018

LAREDO (Dec. 7, 2018) — The UT Health San Antonio Regional Campus in Laredo hosted a community tree-lighting ceremony for the holidays. The United and J.B. Alexander High School choirs entertained the crowd with traditional holiday songs, followed by a dinner and children’s activities. # # # For current news from the UT Health Science Center […]

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