Using a vacuum device to lower intracranial pressure might prevent vision deterioration in astronauts, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers said.
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a protein that is central to the immune system’s ability to recognize and destroy the bacterium responsible for the global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic.
More than a decade after the HPV vaccine was deemed both safe and effective by the FDA for preventing several types of cancer, the vaccine is still underused by those who could benefit.
The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions conferred degrees on 115 graduates in Commencement exercises held Dec. 11 in the Tom and Lula Gooch Auditorium.
Dr. Blake Barker, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, has been selected to join the Office of the Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School, as an Associate Dean for Student Affairs.
'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.