Bioscience-Medicine

Bioscience-Medicine news from Texas Public Radio reporters.

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Bioscience-Medicine News Desk including  Xenex Disinfection Services, the John and Rita Feik Foundation, the John and Susan Kerr Charitable Foundation, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Jean Cheever and San Antonio Technology Center.  Additional support comes from Cappy and Suzy Lawton and InCube Labs.

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

A Witte Museum exhibit called H-E-B Body Adventure is not only providing education and entertainment for its visitors. It’s become a resource for public health policy makers shaping the future of San Antonio.

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

The March of Dimes released its latest preterm birth rate report card, and Texas earns a “C”. Bexar County, however, gets a lower grade.

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

It’s an announcement a year-and-a-half in the making and it’s being touted as a quantum leap in cancer care. World-renowned cancer leader MD Anderson of Houston is teaming up with the Cancer Therapy and Research Center.

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

Knee pain caused by osteoarthritis is one of the most common orthopedic health problems in the country. Now, some San Antonio physicians are embarking on a clinical trial of a new approach to healing using people’s own stem cells.

University Health System

For years, many people who live on San Antonio’s East Side have bemoaned the lack of accessible, quality medical care. University Health System’s newest clinic addresses that concern. 

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