Grape ingredient resveratrol increases beneficial fat hormone

January 7, 2011

Resveratrol, a compound in grapes, displays antioxidant and other positive properties. In a study published this week, researchers at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio describe a novel way in which resveratrol exerts these beneficial health effects.





Possible target for treating diabetes, obesity identified in study

January 8, 2009

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have for the first time identified a protein that regulates the creation of a key hormone in fat tissue, a discovery that could have implications for the treatment of diabetes, obesity and possibly even aging.


New report is ‘roadmap’ of South Texas health disparities

April 10, 2008

Diabetes and obesity are the two most significant health disparities in South Texas, according to a new report produced by the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.