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Project YES seeks to reach 3,000 adolescents with free mental health help by Dec. 31

November 9, 2021

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 9, 2021) — Coordinators at UT Health San Antonio are putting an urgent word out today about Project YES, which provides free, anonymous, online mental health resources to area young people coping with stress of the pandemic, school, relationships and the upcoming holidays. Project YES (Youth […]



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Glioblastoma recurrence and clues to blunt it

November 8, 2021

Radiation that at first is beneficial later causes cells to senesce, promoting brain cancer’s return. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 8, 2021) — It’s a medical conundrum. Ionizing radiation, which at first extends the survival of glioblastoma patients after surgery, may later, ironically, help drive the brain cancer’s aggressive, untreatable recurrence. […]



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Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training program honored

October 28, 2021

Written by Cliff Despres Institute for Health Promotion Research SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 28, 2021) — The Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training program at UT Health San Antonio has been named a winner of Excelencia in Education’s “Examples of Excelencia.” The awards spotlight evidence-based programs that support Latino students in higher education. Éxito! was a […]



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Post-COVID study to enroll 900 in South Texas

October 28, 2021

UT Health Science Center San Antonio, University Health, Laredo partners comprise the state’s only site selected for current phase of NIH initiative. Media contacts: Will Sansom, UT Health San Antonio, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Shelley Kofler, University Health, (512) 294-5224, Shelley.Kofler@uhs-sa.com SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 28, 2021) — Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center […]



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Post-COVID study to enroll Laredo participants

October 28, 2021

Laredo Health Department, UT Education and Research Center to assist recruitment. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu LAREDO (Oct. 28, 2021) — The University of Texas Education and Research Center at Laredo will be a site for a nationwide study that seeks to understand why some people have prolonged symptoms (referred to as long COVID) […]



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Study validates quick screening for chemical intolerance, finds one in five affected

October 21, 2021

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – A recent study validates use of a brief questionnaire to screen patients for chemical intolerance, after a large national sampling, and the researchers conclude the condition likely affects one in five people. Previously, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also known […]