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November 17, 2022

When You Thank Veterans, Thank Their Families, Too

Veterans are routinely thanked for their service in November and many other times throughout the year. Most Americans recognize and appreciate all they have sacrificed. But, what of their families, many of whom stood by their side throughout all the challenges of military life and continue to support them as they navigate new challenges of […] The post When You Thank Veterans, Thank Their Families, Too appeared first on UT News.

November 2, 2022

Same-Sex Married Couples Handle Stress Better Than Different-Sex Couples

AUSTIN, Texas — Stress is common in all marriages, but same-sex married couples cope with that stress more positively and collaboratively than different-sex couples, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. The study also found that women married to men report more negative support — meaning that their […] The post Same-Sex Married Couples Handle Stress Better Than Different-Sex Couples appeared first on UT News.

September 26, 2022

Dell Medical School and Ascension Seton More Than Double Number of Medical Residents Providing Care in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — The number of medical residents and fellows in Travis County affiliated with Ascension Seton and Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has risen 55% since 2015. This translates to 401 new doctors providing specialty care for Central Texas patients, including tens of thousands of uninsured and underinsured patients […] The post Dell Medical School and Ascension Seton More Than Double Number of Medical Residents Providing Care in Austin appeared first on UT News.

September 19, 2022

Cognitive Impairment in Hispanic Adults Linked to Discrimination Experiences

Black and Latino people experience higher rates of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias than non-Hispanic white people, but scientists have never known why. Now a new study shows that experiences with discrimination may be playing a role in disproportionate experiences of cognitive decline. In a first-of-its-kind study, published recently in the journal Social Science & […] The post Cognitive Impairment in Hispanic Adults Linked to Discrimination Experiences appeared first on UT News.