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Even small weight gain is bad for the heart

Modest weight gains – even among those who aren’t overweight – can cause dangerous changes to the heart, but small amounts of weight loss can improve the condition, new research from UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists shows.

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Medical student receives HHMI support for research

Austin Moore, a UT Southwestern Medical School student who will complete his third-year rotations in June, has been awarded a Medical Research Fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

UTSW’s new Radiation Oncology Building – and what’s in it for patients

The new Radiation Oncology Building – part of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and an outpatient clinic of William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital – represents yet another indicator of the growth of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s cancer services, both in numbers and in reputation.

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4 health wearables trying to break through hospital walls

Wearables are inching closer to clinical use — from checking vital signs to warning of seizures — by letting doctors monitor patients in less invasive ways. Health care startups have developed some wearables to the point where hospitals and health clinics may soon embrace them as a way to improve patient outcomes and drive down the cost of care.