UT Health News - 07-15-21 UT Health San Antonio News https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/ en-us 15 Jul 2021 10:03:42 EDT 15 Jul 2021 10:03:42 EDT https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/rss.xml Newsweaver communications@uthscsa.edu (University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA)) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true Proton therapy center to provide alternative to radiation treatment for cancer https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/ykscf6teui4?lang=en?rss=true The proton therapy center at UT Health San Antonio will be the first in the city and South Texas, and one of only about 40 in the United States. 06 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT d7efa5626997f2fd1d892c199676ffa7 Feature Article <p style="text-align: center;"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/b5/b19bb835940459537da698.jpg" width="750" height="420" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">The proton therapy center at UT Health San Antonio will be the first in the city and South Texas, and one of only about 40 in the United States. </span></p> Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/first-in-city-proton-therapy-center-to-provide-alternative-to-radiation-treatment-for-cancer/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=First-in-city+proton+therapy+center+to+provide+alternative+to+radiation+treatment+for+cancer&utm_campaign=thisweek Nearly all patients with cancer respond well to COVID-19 vaccines https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/98a6ztxrtar?lang=en?rss=true In a recent study, 94% of patients with cancer developed good immune response to the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines three to four weeks after receiving their second dose. 06 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT 2734a8e62125c1b598d0c32162c7a4bb Feature Article <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">In a recent study, 94% of patients with cancer developed good immune response to the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines three to four weeks after receiving their second dose.</span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/53/ed841cef0a462a360c8092.jpg Read More https://impactcovid.org/nearly-all-patients-with-cancer-respond-well-to-covid-19-vaccines/ Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/11s8xe6200z?lang=en?rss=true A Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of painful disorders common in people with conditions such as diabetes or obesity, according to a groundbreaking paper. 06 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT 3e1b042f1e043fd0e35f3b7e14b0dd1b Feature Article <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">A Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of painful disorders common in people with conditions such as diabetes or obesity, according to a groundbreaking paper.</span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/d5/d8f71a6d724b24f3e867dc.png Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/western-high-fat-diet-can-cause-chronic-pain/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Western+high-fat+diet+can+cause+chronic+pain&utm_campaign=thisweek Voelcker Fund supports cancer research and discovery at UT Health San Antonio https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/3gzozmemywh?lang=en?rss=true The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is awarding $800,000 to UT Health San Antonio to support research projects conducted by promising early career researchers. 07 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT 73706468da486d0aa06e79ede4f87637 Feature Article <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is awarding $800,000 to UT Health San Antonio to support research projects conducted by promising early career researchers.</span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/74/ab832ff50708aa320bbaa7.jpg Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/voelcker-fund-supports-cancer-research-and-discovery-at-ut-health-san-antonio/ The 'Fauci Effect'? Health sciences programs see increase in applications https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1467a1pxwbb?lang=en?rss=true Across the country, applications to medical schools are at an all-time high, increasing by nearly 20% over last year. It’s no different at UT Health San Antonio’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine. 15 Jun 2021 12:00:00 EDT 2aa1dcce106a7e2893e9313eddeef9ff Feature Article <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Across the country, applications to medical schools are at an all-time high, increasing by nearly 20% over last year. It’s no different at UT Health San Antonio’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine.</span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/f5/6455f87137ce81e2cb7454.jpg Read More https://impactcovid.org/the-fauci-effect-health-sciences-programs-see-increase-in-applications/ Aug. 12: HealthyU Webcast Series: What's that growing on my skin? https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1lpw807zvpo?lang=en?rss=true Sandra Osswald, MD, Dermatology, will answer your questions and provide real-life examples of which spots and moles are harmless and which ones you need to see a doctor for. 09 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT e6566429bc2395c802a7fb842d086c30 Events <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Sandra Osswald, MD, Dermatology, will answer your questions and provide real-life examples of which spots and moles are harmless and which ones you need to see a doctor for. </span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/6f/3ac009d737fa5b838b2f19.jpg Register Here https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eNjvAPMESPGxjpWC1HzhiQ Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: Understanding the delta variant and protecting children from COVID-19 https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/9zk5kx61cco?lang=en?rss=true Fred Campbell, MD, General and Hospital Medicine, answered questions about the delta variant and how to protect children under the age of 12. 07 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT cb894f29ac88b82dfc70367cd2b99c47 In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Fred Campbell, MD, General and Hospital Medicine, answered questions about the delta variant and how to protect children under the age of 12. </span></p> Listen Here https://news.uthscsa.edu/texas-standard-ask-a-doctor-understanding-the-delta-variant-and-protecting-children-from-covid-19/ San Antonio Report: As the delta variant spreads in San Antonio, here’s what to know about the new strain of COVID-19 https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1fc7lvj6je0?lang=en?rss=true Tess Barton, MD, Pediatrics, and Jason Bowling, MD, Infectious Diseases, explained what you should know about the delta variant and how you can slow the spread and protect yourself. 14 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT 4cc013fdc95f085cbcb296b6673ca27f In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Tess Barton, MD, Pediatrics, and Jason Bowling, MD, Infectious Diseases, explained what you should know about the delta variant and how you can slow the spread and protect yourself.</span></p> Read Story https://news.uthscsa.edu/san-antonio-report-as-the-delta-variant-spreads-in-san-antonio-heres-what-to-know-about-the-new-strain-of-covid-19/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=San+Antonio+Report%3A+As+the+delta+variant+spreads+in+San+Antonio%2C+here%E2%80%99s+what+to+know+about+the+new+strain+of+COVID-19&utm_campaign=thisweek KSAT 12 Q&A: Infectious disease specialist estimates more than 20% of COVID-19 cases in Bexar County are delta variant https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/3uhpfb6mh1a?lang=en?rss=true Ruth Berggren, MD, MACP, Infectious Diseases/Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, discussed how COVID-19 vaccines work against the delta variant during this KSAT Q&A. 14 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT 6c573b08ebbfe883ed68abe995ad02da In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Ruth Berggren, MD, MACP, Infectious Diseases/Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, discussed how COVID-19 vaccines work against the delta variant during this KSAT Q&A.</span></p> Watch Story https://news.uthscsa.edu/ksat-12-qa-infectious-disease-specialist-estimates-more-than-20-of-covid-19-cases-in-bexar-county-are-delta-variant/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=KSAT+12+Q%26A%3A+Infectious+disease+specialist+estimates+more+than+20%25+of+COVID-19+cases+in+Bexar+County+are+delta+variant&utm_campaign=thisweek KENS 5: With coronavirus delta variant spreading, will face mask recommendations return to San Antonio? https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/16kcu9ic70x?lang=en?rss=true Robert Leverence, MD, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, talked about the spread of the delta variant and shared advice about who should wear masks and when. 14 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT d244b4fdd5dee7db7a1b96c577f64168 In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Robert Leverence, MD, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, talked about the spread of the delta variant and shared advice about who should wear masks and when.</span></p> Watch Story https://news.uthscsa.edu/kens-5-tv-with-coronavirus-delta-variant-spreading-will-facemask-recommendations-return-to-san-antonio/ Other faculty experts in the media https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/jw1jahkdd88?lang=en?rss=true 25 Mar 2020 12:00:00 EDT fb79317f5120bc96fe79aaaf86639104 In the News Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/all-news/?wpv_view_count=20070&wpv-category=in-the-news&wpv-health-condition=0&wpv-academic-school=0&wpv-health-service=0&wpv_filter_submit=Submit&utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Other+faculty+experts+in+the+media&utm_campaign=uthealthnews Dr. Elliot Weser, founding faculty member, passes away at the age of 89 https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/iecdkwt3lbr?lang=en?rss=true The UT Health San Antonio family mourns the passing of Dr. Elliot Weser, a founding faculty member and original chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, at the age of 89. 18 Jun 2021 12:00:00 EDT 3e3d70a0a6910a955e283f4d1a839463 In Memoriam <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">The UT Health San Antonio family mourns the passing of Dr. Elliot Weser, a founding faculty member and original chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, at the age of 89.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/dr-elliot-weser-founding-faculty-member-passes-away-at-the-age-of-89/