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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.
Researchers at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at UT Southwestern have discovered that cells in the liver with whole genome duplications, known as polyploid cells, can protect the liver against cancer.
The hormone ghrelin and its receptor influence both exercise endurance and food intake following exercise, new research from UT Southwestern indicates.
Scientists have developed a CRISPR gene-editing technique that can potentially correct a majority of the 3,000 types of mutations that cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by making a single cut at strategic points along the patient's DNA, according to a study from UT Southwestern Medical Center.