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Officials from five states including Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas gathered at UT Southwestern Medical Center today for a regional summit with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the nation's $78 billion opioid crisis.
UT Southwestern Medical Center has been certified a Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA) - one of less than 30 Centers of Excellence nationwide and the first certified center in North Texas.
As part of the Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign, the American Heart Association and UT Southwestern teamed up with volunteers from around the country to give red hats to babies born in February and spread awareness for heart health.
Scientists have more evidence that exercise improves brain health and could be a lifesaving ingredient that prevents Alzheimer's disease.
Parkland Health & Hospital System and UT Southwestern Medical Center received the 2017 Bill Aston Award for Quality at the annual conference of the Texas Hospital Association (THA) on Feb. 7 in Houston for a project that has significantly improved the rate of voluntary human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine delivery in Dallas County.
Dr. Woodring Wright, a UT Southwestern Professor of Cell Biology who studies the end caps of chromosomal DNA, called telomeres, hoping to find ways to fight aging and cancer, had multiple myeloma.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is one of nine exclusive sites in the country enrolling multiple myeloma patients for a clinical trial of the CAR-T "living drug" therapy for cancer.
UT Southwestern was part of a study called A Randomized Trial of Induction Versus Expectant Management (ARRIVE), which suggests that induction of labor at 39 weeks for low-risk women – instead of waiting for labor to begin naturally – might reduce maternal complications and even the rate of cesarean (C-section) delivery.
Combing ultrasound imaging with a blood test for high alpha fetoprotein (AFP) levels improves detection of early-stage liver cancer by as much as 40 percent, researchers at UT Southwestern's Simmons Cancer Center found.
Following a national search, renowned cardiologist Dr. John J. Warner, CEO of UT Southwestern's University Hospitals, has been appointed to lead UT Southwestern's patient care enterprise for the Medical Center.