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Headline News: Chancellor Cigarroa recalls special nurses at NAC luncheon   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Nursing Advisory Council (NAC) members and guests learned about the impact nurses can have in education, research and patient care from University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., the keynote speaker at the NAC’s annual luncheon......more»

Headline News: Breast cancer survivors sought for new food plan study   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Breast cancer survivors can now join a new study to learn how certain foods may reduce the risk of cancer recurrence. In the study, Rx for Better Breast Health, led by Amelie Ramirez, Dr. P.H., breast cancer survivors will be randomly assigned to one of two groups evaluating different cancer nutrition tools, and recipes that taste good and promote health......more»

Headline News: Myeloma-obesity researchers find possible treatment target   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Edward Medina, M.D., Ph.D., and his team know that obesity increases the risk of myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells that accumulate inside the bones. Their research in the journal <em>Leukemia</em> discusses a protective protein, adiponectin, and its regulator, PKA, that could lead to new therapy for myeloma that could be especially important for Hispanics in South Texas......more»

Headline News: Thank you for your donations to the Big Give S.A.   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio was one of 468 community organizations participating May 6 in The Big Give S.A. The 24-hour day of giving raised 21,351 gifts totaling $2,063,733.50 for San Antonio area nonprofit organizations. Thank you for your gifts that will help support the Health Science Center’s missions of research, education, clinical care and community service......more»

Headline News: $2.9 million study uses texts, counseling to control obesity    
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

A new obesity management program will use family counseling, text messages and newsletters to help control weight and spark healthier eating and physical activity habits in obese/overweight Latino children. The $2.9 million grant is led by Deborah Parra-Medina, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio......more»

Headline News: Fulbright U.S. Student Award to fund African health project   
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014

A lack of education often leads to disease through unsanitary methods used to prepare and store food. M.D./M.P.H. student Samy Bendjemil has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to set up a community health program to address these issues in Burkina Faso, a West African country north of Ghana. He is working with village leaders, African physicians, and faculty members from the School of Medicine and its Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics to accomplish this goal......more»

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Posted: Wednesday, May 07, 2014

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Headline News: Study: Minorities underrepresented in orthopaedic research   
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

In San Antonio, orthopaedic surgeons commonly treat Hispanic and black patients for a vast array of orthopaedic diseases and injuries. When these doctors turned to their specialty’s most esteemed journals to learn more about treatments and breakthroughs, they noticed little to no reference to these minority groups......more»

Headline News: 2014 Presidential Ambassador Scholars announced   
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, has announced the 2014 Presidential Ambassador Scholars for the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The five students — each representing one of the five Health Science Center schools — received a scholarship from community donors and will represent their school and the Health Science Center at various functions throughout the year......more»

Headline News: Scientists unlock secrets of protein from disease-causing fungus   
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014

Scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and St. Mary's University reported for the first time the structure of a protein that helps a common fungus infect the body. Knowing the protein’s structure will help scientists understand how to develop a targeted therapy......more»

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