Number of copies of immune-response gene linked to HIV/AIDS susceptibility

January 7, 2005

The likelihood of acquiring HIV and, once infected, of progressing to full-blown AIDS is much greater in people who have a below-average number of copies of a particular immune-response gene, according to a study conducted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Wilford Hall Medical Center and other sites.


Region’s family physicians can ‘attend’ grand rounds via Web

January 4, 2005

San Antonio (Dec. 21, 2004) – Busy South Texas family physicians may not have time to travel to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for grand rounds lectures on disease diagnosis, treatment and management. That is why the Health Science Center’s department of family and community medicine is bringing these valuable […]