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Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

Infertility can be heartbreaking for many couples struggling to have their own biological children. Some scientists at the University of Texas at San Antonio are trying to understand the mystery of male infertility. And they’re conducting their research one cell at a time.

Ryan Poppe / Texas Public Radio

The start of the 2018 election cycle is just around the corner and Democrats remain silent on who will be at the top of their ticket.  Political experts believe the party may now be frantic to find a candidate for the job.


Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital

The first successful living donor kidney transplant took place in 1984. Since that time, more than 50,000 people have had one of their two kidneys removed and implanted in someone who needed that organ to live.

In today’s TPR Lifeline, Bioscience-Medicine Reporter Wendy Rigby talks with Adam Bingaman, MD, of Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital in San Antonio about the need for more kidney donors.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio city Council has unanimously approved its 2018 operating budget.  But getting to the final vote took some legwork when two council members unsuccessfully called for the property tax rate to be rolled back.   

BioMed SA

The nonprofit group BioMed SA chose a Florida bioengineer as the recipient of its 2017 Award for Innovation Healthcare and Bioscience. His inventions have impacted millions.

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