News for Papers/Research

Thursday, July 27, 2017
The term ‘standard operating procedures’ might evoke a yawn from the vast majority of your employees. But if your firm is on any sort of growth or expansion curve, SOP’s could be a critical piece in your ability to navigate the challenges that growth brings – especially if your firm’s pace of growth is accelerated.  SOP’s not only establish business practices and processes, they also communicate ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Fun Facts, Papers/Research
Monday, July 24, 2017
The 2017 BDO Manufacturing RiskFactor Report examines the risk factors in the most recent 10-K filings of the largest 100 publicly traded U.S. manufacturers in the food manufacturing, transportation, fabricated metals, machinery, plastics and rubber segments; the risks are analyzed and ranked by order of frequency cited.Next-Gen Manufacturing = Next-Level Risks Ready or not, the next generation of ...read more
Categories: Papers/Research, Economic
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Obesity and weight gain have long been risk factors associated with deaths from breast cancer. In a recent study published in the journal Cancer, a multi-institutional team of researchers, headed by Virginia Kaklamani, M.D., from UT Health San Antonio, focused on the factors that affect weight gain in women diagnosed with breast cancer. The researchers determined that women younger than age 60 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Papers/Research
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The National Cancer Institute has selected UT Health Cancer Center to become one of nine institutional members of the NCI’s elite Cancer Systems Biology Consortium. UT Health’s selection includes a five-year, $9.1 million grant to lead a group of more than 20 experimental and computational scientists from six institutions to study the broad, biological mechanisms of breast and prostate cancer.The ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Papers/Research
Monday, May 01, 2017
Improving Corporate Earnings Drive Stocks Higher in First Quarter Taken from First Quarter Newsletter - April 24, 2017This quarter I could pretty much just repeat what I said about the stock market in the last edition of The Compass in January. Anyway, I’ll give it another run: As corporate earnings have continued to improve, stocks have continued to rally with just over a 6% return for the S&P ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Fun Facts, Papers/Research, Economic, General News Article, Political
Thursday, November 17, 2016
The holiday season is supposed to be a relaxing time meant for spending time with friends and family as a way to reflect back on the year. In reality however, the holidays come filled with stress of all varieties that leads to distractions and accidents. There are work, family, and friend obligations that all need attention and in the end the holidays can feel more like a burden than a chance to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Education, Papers/Research
Thursday, September 29, 2016
The chances of your employee leaving for a new job opportunity increase as the national economy heats up. With a Texas economy posting year-over-year job gains across most industries and the Central Texas regional economy booming even larger, the competition to retain talent locally is fiercer than ever.  Over half of  U.S. workers (52%) polled are open to leaving their current employers and 44 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research
Friday, September 02, 2016
Patients receiving life-saving, anti-retroviral treatment for HIV are living longer and healthier lives. But there is a downside: As they age, individuals living with HIV are at greater risk of developing heart disease and other chronic health conditions due to HIV-associated inflammation as well as the medications that control the virus.    This can pose special problems for patients who live ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research, Press Release
Friday, September 02, 2016
A multidisciplinary research team at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio has found a new way to treat deadly, late-stage head and neck cancer, reducing tumor size in mouse models by 50 percent in just 14 days.  Results were seen in both human cancer cells and in human tumors developed in mice. Cara Gonzales, D.D.S., Ph.D., of the School of Dentistry led the study, published in the August ...read more
Categories: Papers/Research, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio received $10.9 million from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)?a larger amount than any other academic institution in the state. The Health Science Center received 24 percent of the $45.3 million awarded to 13 academic institutions on May 18. The grant was the largest ever ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Papers/Research
Monday, October 19, 2015
By Dan Tufto Regional President for Medicare Senior Products, Humana of Texas   In 2011, the first of the Baby Boom Generation began turning 65 and using Medicare benefits. For the next 14 years, Boomers will hit Medicare age at a rate of 10,000 per day.    We all know the Boomer generation is unique and their needs are distinct. Research shows that among adults 65 and older, nearly ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
A new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found that mothers with chemical intolerances are two to three times more likely than other women to have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).   The medical study was published in The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine on July 8, 2015.   People ...read more
Categories: Community, Papers/Research
Friday, June 19, 2015
Hispanic children who participated in a unique weight-maintenance pilot intervention were more likely to adopt healthy lifestyles, resulting in healthier weights, than children who didn’t participate, according to a UT Health Science Center at San Antonio study in the June 2015 issue of the journal Childhood Obesity.   The pilot study, which paved the way for a new $2.9 million grant to test the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research
Friday, May 15, 2015
Scott Jones, vice president for scientific affairs at QualTex Laboratories, will be presenting about the growing threat of hepatitis E at a meeting of major blood bank associations in June.   Jones will lead an industry workshop at the joint meeting of the South Central Association of Blood Banks and the California Blood Bank Society, taking place June 2-5 in Las Vegas.   His seminar, ...read more
Categories: Papers/Research, Press Release