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San Antonio is getting a big boost as a research site for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, the progressive memory-loss conditions afflicting more than one in 100 Texans. Dr. Sudha Seshadri has been named the founding director of UT Health San …
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After near-miraculous cures became possible in the 20th century thanks to the proliferation of antibiotics, the war against deadly microbes seemed over. Today, however, researchers are alarmed by a rise in drug-resistant bacteria. Physicians and patients…
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Your mind is racing. Your heart is pounding. Your muscles are tensing. Welcome to the world of stress. Continuous stress can cause or worsen heart disease, diabetes, cancer, asthma, chronic pain, headaches, heartburn, liver problems and a host of other i…
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Strokes are a serious medical emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 800,000 Americans annually suffer a stroke, with about three-quarters classified as first-time occurrences. It’s the fifth-leading U.S. killer …