Study shows toothpaste with ‘artificial enamel’ ingredient restores enamel, is more effective than fluoride

May 30, 2023

  An “artificial enamel” ingredient in toothpaste has been shown to help restore enamel in teeth, more effectively relieving sensitivity than fluoride while fighting cavities, according to an internationally published study led by a UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry professor and researcher. The ingredient, a synthetic version of the natural mineral hydroxyapatite that […]

FDA green-lights bionic pancreas studied at UT Health Science Center, University Health

May 25, 2023

Artificial intelligence insulin delivery and glucose monitoring system cleared for age 6 and older While it won’t cure children of type 1 diabetes, the “bionic pancreas,” an artificial intelligence-powered system cleared Friday, May 19, by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will relieve youth and their parents of constant worries over estimating insulin doses and […]

Mays Cancer Center conducts only clinical trial in America of a specific drug combination for lethal brain cancer glioblastoma

May 23, 2023

An improvement in 6-month progression-free survival warrants additional study in a larger trial, researchers said. The Mays Cancer Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio recently conducted a clinical trial combining two drugs in patients with recurrent, high-grade glioblastoma (GBM). The Mays Cancer Center, one of the four National Cancer […]