Depression, tau deposits seen in subset of middle-aged persons

June 17, 2021

Middle-aged people with depressive symptoms who carry a genetic variation called apolipoprotein (APOE) ε4 may be more at risk to develop tau protein accumulations in the brain’s emotion- and memory-controlling regions, a new study by researchers from UT Health San Antonio and collaborating institutions suggests.

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Coping with the stresses of immigration through art

June 3, 2021

The Office of International Services (OIS) and the Graduate Medical Education (GME) office team up every spring and summer to help manage the initial and continuing documentation for foreign medical graduates for UT Health San Antonio residency and fellowship programs.


Crossroads Today: ‘Texas HHSC saw a need for people who want to understand their own condition or loved one’s”

June 1, 2021

This article is about the collaboration between the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and UT Health San Antonio to brainstorm and create a free eLearning series, which is available to the public. The series includes a variety of topics such as anxiety disorders, depression, substance use disorders, mood disorders, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, […]


Pandemic intensified longstanding stresses for Hispanics

May 25, 2021

The pandemic amplified mental health stressors long experienced by vulnerable Hispanic populations but also fortified members’ coping strategies, according to new research from the Center for Research to Advance Community Health.

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Pandemic intensified longstanding stresses for Hispanics

May 25, 2021

Focus groups of community health workers bring out fears, resilience.   Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (May 25, 2021) — The coronavirus pandemic amplified mental health stressors long experienced by vulnerable Hispanic populations but also fortified members’ coping strategies, according to focus groups of 43 community health workers (CHWs) embedded within these communities. […]

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