Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Public invited to viewing party for Alzheimer’s documentary

August 31, 2017
 

The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at UT Health San Antonio, in conjunction with the San Antonio Area Foundation, will host a viewing of a groundbreaking movie on Alzheimer’s disease, “You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t.” According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s […]

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TPR’s The Source: Barshop battles consequences of aging

February 10, 2017
 

Just because you are getting older doesn’t mean you have to deal with problems related to old age. Some of the world’s leading research on how to fight the consequences of aging is happening here in San Antonio at UT Health’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.

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My Central Jersey.com: Heartbeats: Stress-busting program for family caregivers

January 16, 2017
 

Only those who have shared the experience can understand how stressful providing care for a loved one with dementia can be. Watch the full story at My Central Jersey.com

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Exercise

News 4: San Antonio doctors to study how exercising benefits the body

December 22, 2016
 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the UT Medical Branch at Galveston are working together to study how exercise changes the body at the molecular level.

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Alzheimer's Disease

News 4: Health Science Center designing comprehensive Alzheimer’s Institute

December 19, 2016
 

With a projection of more and more patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, doctors at the UT Health Science Center are designing a comprehensive care center. “We hope to open the center in the spring of 2017,” said Dr. William Henrich, president.

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$2.3 million grant to help diagnose Alzheimer’s, other diseases

November 29, 2016
 

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Nov. 1 announced a three-year, $2.3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio for high-powered radiological equipment to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions.

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