UT Southwestern in the News — February to May 2008

Reuters: Lung cancer patients fight stigma (May 30, 2008)
Dr. Joan Schiller of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the National Lung Cancer Partnership said lung cancer carries a stigma that no other cancer does. Read More

The Washington Post: Some Fats Deserve Change of Heart (May 30, 2008)
Fewer than half of Americans realize there are two types of dietary fat that actually help their hearts, a new survey shows. Read More

The Dallas Morning News: Finalist for med school chief hailed (May 28, 2008) Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky  a leading medical researcher, professor and administrator from Harvard is poised to be the next president of the UT Southwestern.

UPI: CT screening finds more at high heart risk (May 27, 2008)
Dr. James de Lemos lead a study that found that the additional imaging proposed by the Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education — SHAPE — task force increases the number of patients classified at "high risk." Read More

The Dallas Morning News: 3 UT Southwestern scientists win national recognition (May 27, 2008)
Three scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have been selected as investigators with the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

NBC5: Dr. Rod Rohrich refutes new procedure called 'No-Tox' (May 16, 2008)
An alternative to the popular Botox wrinkle treatment promises more permanent results without utilizing injections, but has raised concern with some doctors. Watch Video

U.S. News & World Report: Biomarkers predict heart deaths (May 14, 2008)
A bundle of four offbeat biomarkers accurately predicted the risk of death from cardiovascular disease in a study of older Swedish men, researchers report. Read More

Dallas Business Journal: Wildenthal honored (May 12, 2008)
Four Texas business leaders are being honored as the 2008 inductees into the Texas Business Hall of Fame. Read More

NBC5: Hospital staff hosts wedding in ICU (Feb. 4, 2008) 
A local bride's dream to have her mother by her side at her wedding came true thanks to the caring and dedicated staff at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More