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 Contact: Will Sansom, UT Health Science Center, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu University Health communications, 210-358-2335 SAN ANTONIO (May 25, 2023) — While it won’t cure children of type 1 diabetes, the “bionic pancreas,” an artificial intelligence-powered system cleared Friday, May 19, by the […]

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Gear Up Against Kids Cancer bike race set for April 1

March 28, 2023

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (March 28, 2023) — The second Gear Up Against Kids Cancer bike race will take place this Saturday, April 1, in Wilson County. Proceeds from the event will fund laboratory science at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, which is part of The University of Texas Health Science […]

Telehealth enables 8 Texas nurseries to reduce antibiotic use in newborns by 32%

July 7, 2022

Telehealth consultations with a pediatric infectious disease specialist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio reduced the number of newborns receiving antibiotics by 32% in eight geographically distant nurseries that serve rural and medically underserved areas of South Texas, a study shows.

Hepatitis cases of unknown origin seen in South Texas, pediatric GI doctor says

April 28, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (April 28, 2022) — Clinicians in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at UT Health San Antonio have seen cases of a mysterious and serious liver disease in otherwise healthy children, Naveen Mittal, MD, professor and division chief, said today. One young patient is in a San Antonio hospital, […]

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