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New role for retroviruses?

New role for retroviruses?

TI-2 antigens may stimulate transcription of normally silent retroviral sequences in B cells, researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center reported. The expression spurs B-cell proliferation and increased production of antibodies. Read More

Substance and alcohol abuse rising among elderly

Substance and alcohol abuse rising among elderly

Dr. Amy Amend Johnson, assistant professor of Geriatric Medicine at UT Southwestern and Dr. Raul Caetano, dean of the UT Southwestern School of Health Professions and an expert on alcohol dependency, discuss the issues among the elderly. Read More

Homesickness is the ailment that hurts the most

Homesickness is the ailment that hurts the most

The rehab therapists at Zale Lipshy Hospital —an inspired hybrid of magician and drill sergeant — have taught him to flex his foot, to make a fist, to stand again, to walk. The progress is a testament to my husband’s determination, and to the skill Read More

Pregnancy during the holidays

Pregnancy during the holidays

Pregnant during the holidays? We recently hosted a Twitter chat with three OB/GYNs from UT Southwestern Medical to get tips for handling the holidays while you’re expecting. Read More