How determination made fish oil an FDA-approved medicine for babies
10/24/18 112148 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2018 Mark C. Greenberg for University Health System Cynthia Blanco, M.D. poses with Jeylin Garza and her family for a photo during an event celebrating the premature babies, their families and NICU team members who participated in a clinical trial of Omegaven, a fish oil supplement given through IV to tiny babies with gastrointestinal complications. Garza was among a group of premature babies and their families that participated in the trial that along with other studies led to the FDA approval of this life saving treatment for babies all across the country.

How determination made fish oil an FDA-approved medicine for babies

Dr. Cynthia Blanco’s passion to save babies was the key driver in the recent approval of Omegaven, a lifesaving fish oil treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complications. Blanco’s study followed…

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Do I have a fatty liver?

A disease you may never have heard of is slowly damaging the health of a quarter of Americans. In San Antonio and the Valley, fatty liver disease affects nearly half…

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Not just for kids: Grown-ups need annual doctor visits, too.
7/2/18 151632 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2018 Mark C. Greenberg for University Health System University Health System Robert L M Hilliard Center Suhaib W. Haq, MD Media Consent No. 00019, Submission ID: 9F921585-F9FF-4EEF-881D-23618EFD8540

Not just for kids: Grown-ups need annual doctor visits, too.

You take your kid for regular checkups without fail, but when was the last time you saw your family doctor for a yearly physical? If it has been a while,…

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