UT Regents fund pioneering trauma care research center

November 28, 2022

The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Nov. 17 approved $2.5 million to establish the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative at UT Health San Antonio in partnership with University Health’s Level 1 Trauma Center at University Hospital and the U.S. Department of Defense. The new trauma care research center will be the first and only one of its kind in the United States, according to UT System.




A third of San Antonians have prediabetes; doctors urge testing

November 10, 2022

During Diabetes Awareness Month (November), UT Health San Antonio endocrinologist Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD, reminds the community that one in every three people in San Antonio has prediabetes, which physicians define by a hemoglobin A1C percentage of 5.7% to 6.4%. Hemoglobin A1C is a blood test that measures average glucose levels over the past three months. Carolina […]

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Clusters of genes help mice live longer, team reports

November 1, 2022

  The NIA Interventions Testing Program, including UT Health San Antonio, collaborated with peers in Tennessee and Switzerland. Researchers from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)-funded Interventions Testing Program recently reported the discovery of multiple candidate genes that influence longevity. The three Interventions Testing Program sites – UT Health San Antonio, The University of Michigan […]





Study links omega-3s to improved brain structure, cognition at midlife

October 10, 2022

Eating cold-water fish and other sources of omega-3 fatty acids may preserve brain health and enhance cognition in middle age, new evidence indicates. Having at least some omega-3s in red blood cells was associated with better brain structure and cognitive function among healthy study volunteers in their 40s and 50s.

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