The Dell Medical School Will Break Ground Well After It Breaks Ground

June 20, 2013

While the construction plans for expansive, state-of-the-art medical school facilities are not entirely set in stone, the anticipation is palpable. The Dell Medical School as it is proposed will cost $334 million to construct, and will encompass 515,000 square feet of the University of Texas Austin campus. This new center for academics and research will undoubtedly make Austin a globally significant source of innovation in the field of medicine. As… Read more

Taking the U Out of UTI

June 10, 2013

And It Burns, Burns, Burns . . . Does this sound familiar? It’s an average day, maybe you’re at work: You use the restroom. Go back to your desk and work for thirty minutes. You feel the urge to go again. Nothing unusual – you’ve had a few cups of coffee. Go back to your desk. Twenty minutes later, you go again. You think, “Is it burning a little, or… Read more

Kidney Stones: How They Form and How to Treat Them

June 10, 2013

Kidney stones are very common in both men and women, especially during the hot summer months when we need to stay well hydrated. While some people may not have any complaints, typical symptoms include severe back or groin pain, burning with urination, blood in the urine, and having to urinate frequently. Although stones may appear small and innocent at times, they can cause major pain and complications if not managed… Read more

Low Testosterone Means Low Energy

June 3, 2013

Have you been experiencing low energy, decreased sex drive, or depressed mood for a significant period of time? These could be signs and symptoms of low testosterone. Testosterone is a hormone responsible for many important functions such as sperm production, energy, mood, sexual arousal, and the building of muscle mass, to name a few. Low testosterone affects about 40% of men over the age of 45. As men age, their… Read more