News Releases

Hensler named to international Serotonin Club Council

June 29, 2004

Julie Hensler, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of pharmacology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, recently was elected as a U.S. councilor to the Serotonin Club, an international organization that promotes research into serotonin.


Agricultural rescue class to prepare volunteer firefighters, emergency responders

June 22, 2004

Emergencies involving people trapped in farm equipment require specialized knowledge and skills.


Clinical laboratory sciences graduate enjoys toxicology work

June 15, 2004

She’s quick to point out that her job isn’t quite as glamorous as the forensic detective work depicted on CBS-TV’s “CSI.”


Online course in pain management reaches Latin America

June 8, 2004

An online pain management course written in Spanish and created in the department of anesthesiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio was rolled out this spring to a potential audience of 25,000 general practitioners, internists, rheumatologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, orthopedists and other physicians from Mexico to Argentina.


New information discovered regarding Hispanics with colorectal cancer

June 8, 2004

Hispanics present with colorectal cancer at a younger age and with more advanced disease than other ethnic groups, according to a study of 453 colorectal cancer patients treated between 1985 and 2001 by physicians from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Dental experts fault study linking X-rays to term low birth weight

June 7, 2004

A study published April 28 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is causing some pregnant women to question whether they should have X-rays taken in their dentists’ offices.