Latest University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Stories

2012-03-20 11:30:59

For the past 40 years, radiation has been the most effective method for treating deadly brain tumors called glioblastomas.

2012-02-28 21:52:57

A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.

2012-01-23 13:20:26

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a principal risk factor for heart disease and affects 1 billion people.

2011-09-25 07:00:00

Gloydian Cruz, MD is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. A graduate of Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, Dr.

2011-05-03 22:52:22

Since the 1930s scientists have proposed food restriction as a way to extend life in mice.

2011-02-25 22:56:01

The death of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is a core defect in diabetes.

2011-02-15 07:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trauma Institute (NTI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing death and disability related to trauma injury, and the associated costs, distributed $2.5 million in research grants this month.

2011-01-21 15:48:00

Simulations Program Encourages Patient Safety, Teamwork across Health Professions MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan.

2010-11-22 08:10:00

What prompts normal cells to transform themselves into cancerous cells?

2010-07-21 12:53:04

A long-standing question in bone biology has been answered: It is the spindly extensions of bone cells that sense mechanical stimulation and signal the release of bone-growth factors, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.