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A UTSW study put cancer patients on parabolic flight to see how microgravity worsens astronauts' eyesight.
Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern's University Hospitals, and psychiatrist Dr. Yaprak Harrison discuss mental health for new dads.
Sean Morrison, Director of the Children¹s Research Institute at UT Southwestern, offers insight on the reproducibility project.
'The discovery that nanoparticles can be selective to certain cells based only on their physical and chemical properties has profound implications for nanoparticle-based therapies because cell type specificity of drug carriers could alter patient outcomes in the clinic,' said corresponding author Dr. Daniel Siegwart.
'If walking or running on a treadmill seems like punishment, find something else to do. Perhaps weight training, Zumba, or walking in the park is a better option,' suggested Dr. Lona Sandon, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at UT Southwestern.
Although more study is needed to evaluate the surgery's outcomes compared with more standard procedures, the benefits -- such as less pain and a quicker recovery time -- are often seen with minimally invasive procedures compared to more invasive surgeries, said Dr. Brandon Isaacson, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
A group of investigators from the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Peloton and several other institutions published early findings from in the medical journal Nature this month showing the treatment was effective and well-tolerated by patients.
Even today, notes endocrinologist Jeffrey Zigman of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, scientists aren't sure whether ghrelin normally regulates hunger.
Dr. Lona Sandon, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, said if drinking kale smoothies seems like punishment, don't bother.
Doctors at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have performed a non-invasive procedure to remove the tumors, so part of the skull around the ear does not have to be removed, suggesting the rare condition could be treated more easily.