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Brooke Fina, LCSW, associate professor of psychiatry, meets with a service member regarding a research study involving Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.

Top civilian PTSD treatment effective with active military in regular and shorter, two-week format

January 23, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 23, 2018) ― In its first-ever randomized clinical trial with an active-duty military population, Prolonged Exposure (PE), a top treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was found effective for combat PTSD. The therapy led to significant symptom reductions and a loss of PTSD diagnosis in nearly half of study participants, with treatment […]

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Is lifestyle important for preventing dementia?

January 18, 2018
 

Understand brain diseases with the Glenn Biggs Institute at a new free series that’s open to the public WHAT          The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, a new institute of UT Health San Antonio, is kicking off its “Dialogue on Dementia” educational series. This series is free and open to the public as a […]

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Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute

Greehey Institute begins 2018 with new faculty studying children’s cancer

January 18, 2018
 

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio is on an impressive and rising trajectory as 2018 begins. This includes the recruitment of seven new faculty members, further bolstering the Alamo City’s thriving biosciences sector. Extramural funding for the Greehey Institute totaled $11.1 million in the state fiscal year ending Aug. 31, […]

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UT Health San Antonio, MD Anderson applaud San Antonio City Council for raising tobacco sale age to 21

January 11, 2018
 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center applaud the actions of the San Antonio City Council today in voting to implement an ordinance that would raise the minimum legal age of sale for all tobacco products from 18 to […]

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Dr. Jay, Dr. Cigarroa publish JAMA editorial on live donor kidney transplantation disparities

January 3, 2018
 

Colleen L. Jay, M.D., M.S.C.I., assistant professor and the Valero President’s Distinguished Chair in Transplantation at UT Health San Antonio, and Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., professor and the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Distinguished University Chair in Pediatric Transplant Surgery at UT Health, published an invited editorial Jan. 2 in the Journal of the American Medical […]

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Results of a UT Health San Antonio study show that assisted hatching does not improve live birth rate for infertile couples.

UT Health San Antonio researchers find ‘assisted hatching’ results in fewer live births

January 3, 2018
 

Research from the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) found that assisted hatching resulted in fewer live births in recent years, especially in older women. Assisted hatching is an optional procedure used to prepare a human egg for implantation in the uterus. It is used in a procedure called in vitro fertilization […]

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