Research. Wellness and Prevention

Alpha Home, Dr. Richard Usatine

Alpha Home names Wellness Center for Dr. Usatine

November 14, 2016

Alpha Home, a residential and spirituality based substance abuse treatment center for women, has renamed its Wellness Center to honor its founder, Richard P. Usatine., M.D., professor of family and community medicine at UT Health San Antonio.

UT Health Science Center San Antonio researcher says risk factors for prostate cancer aren’t what we think

October 31, 2016

When it comes to prostate cancer biopsies, risk and reality don’t always match up, according to new research published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, co-authored by Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


Insect repellent containing DEET best for pregnant women

July 1, 2016

As people plan more outdoor activities this summer, some pregnant women may be wondering which insect repellent will protect them the best against Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitos, whose bites are the primary cause of Zika virus. The virus has caused brain abnormalities in babies developing in the womb.