Brain stimulation gives Parkinson’s patient new lease on life

June 22, 2023

  At 77 years old, Carl McLain appears to be the picture of health. His half smile and twinkling eyes hint at a mischievous sense of humor. But eight years ago, he was far from feeling healthy. Mysterious symptoms such as pain in his legs, depression, anxiety and trouble sleeping led him to see one […]

Black and white side view of brain with electrodes and wires.

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, 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 […]

Photo of a child measuring her sugar level in a doctor's office.

Sinusitis, dental infection or both

May 2, 2023

More than 40% of sinusitis infections in the maxillary sinuses originate as a dental infection, a condition referred to as maxillary sinusitis of dental origin (MSDO).

Man frowns in pain while holding his hand to his cheek.

Ovarian Cancer: Early detection can help save lives

April 14, 2023

Ovarian cancer is responsible for more deaths than any other cancers of the female reproductive system and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society.

5 ways to keep your heart happy and healthy

February 9, 2023

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the U.S.

The good news is that many forms of heart disease are preventable or treatable, in consultation with a primary care provider or a cardiologist. By taking steps to help keep your heart happy and healthy, you can feel empowered, improve your overall wellness and live your best life.