• Off the crooked path

    Moms recovering from substance abuse choose the straight road for their babies.

    Healing through touch
  • The ‘lost’ population

    Student-run clinic brings health care to those fleeing violence and persecution.

    Inside a makeshift clinic
  • Conquering a parasitic demon

    Like mosquitoes transmit malaria, freshwater snails carry deadly larval worms that infect millions of people worldwide.

    Scientist turns detective

Features

Off the crooked path

Off the crooked path

Moms recovering from substance abuse choose the straight road for their babies.

The 'lost' population

The 'lost' population

Student-run clinic brings health care to those fleeing violence and persecution.

 Conquering a parasitic demon

Conquering a parasitic demon

Therapy may help control worldwide scourge of schistosomiasis.

Fungus among us

Fungus among us

Fungi are an essential part of life. But what happens when things get out of hand?

When the doctor becomes the patient

When the doctor becomes the patient

What goes through the mind of a cancer doctor who learns he has cancer?

The protector of children

The protector of children

In Togo, Africa, Elizabeth Fernandez is called “Nbataam-Kandabri,” the protector of children.

University in Motion

Waist not

Waist not

You could search all day in Sharon Fowler’s kitchen and pantry and there’s one thing you’d never, ever find: diet soda.

 Evidence links lymphomas to flawed metabolism

Evidence links lymphomas to flawed metabolism

The link has been proposed for a long time, but researchers lacked evidence of a connection—until now.

Survival doubled

Survival doubled

Experimental gene therapy "outsmarts" one of the deadliest and most aggressive brain cancers.

 Quitting smoking? We’ll text you.

Quitting smoking? We’ll text you.

Smokers trying to kick the habit get a little help through text messages, hip-hop music and videos.

 By a thread

By a thread

The secret to growing stem cells into salivary gland cells may lie with the insect responsible for fine fabrics, the silkworm.

 Cure in sight for Hep C patients

Cure in sight for Hep C patients

There's new hope for the sickest hepatitis C patients, who often face bleak prognoses.

Don't drink, ever, if pregnant

Don't drink, ever, if pregnant

Alcohol during pregnancy is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and disabilities in children.

 Chronic complication in diabetics explained

Chronic complication in diabetics explained

Researchers find new clues about chronic GI ailments in patients with Type 1 diabetes.

Intolerant to chemicals? It could affect your children.

Intolerant to chemicals? It could affect your children.

Mothers with chemical intolerances are more likely to have children with autism or ADHD.

 Open wide! UT Dentistry has new home

Open wide! UT Dentistry has new home

Center for Oral Health Care & Research offers evidence-based care in a dozen specialities.

 Growth spurt

Growth spurt

Construction to begin on $19.5 million UT Medicine Hill Country, a multiservices clinic northwest of San Antonio.

 Advanced degree now offered in respiratory care

Advanced degree now offered in respiratory care

Degree was created because of the complexity of care needed by patients with cardiopulmonary disease.

 We are fighting back.

We are fighting back.

Together, we are now on the offensive in the battle against Alzheimer's disease.

Bridging health care

Bridging health care

Walkway between two clinical homes is functional and symbolic.

Making Lives Better

Teaching. Discovering. Healing.

Alzheimer's institute to open this year

Alzheimer's institute to open this year

The comprehensive care center is supported by millions in donations.

 Gifts boost pediatric transplant program

Gifts boost pediatric transplant program

$2.35 million will help create a National Center for Excellence in pediatric liver transplantation.

 Liver cancer research receives multi-year funding

Liver cancer research receives multi-year funding

Research on the most common liver cancer in adults will receive funding for up to five years.

Bequest seeks answers in mystery illness

Bequest seeks answers in mystery illness

After struggling with chemical intolerance, a woman leaves $2.7 million for outreach, education and research.

 Fare thee well

Fare thee well

Course has good taste in health.

 Military Medicine City, USA

Military Medicine City, USA

Two gifts support military health programs.

Steering scholarships to HSC

Steering scholarships to HSC

Livestock organization supports students for the 11th consecutive year.