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Researchers urge use of evidence-based medicine to avoid overtreatment of type 2 diabetes

Researchers urge use of evidence-based medicine to avoid overtreatment of type 2 diabetes

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center research supports an evidence-based medicine (EBM) approach that embraces individualized care to prevent overtreatment, specifically for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Researchers discover BRCA1 gene is key for blood forming stem cells

Researchers discover BRCA1 gene is key for blood forming stem cells

 

The finding could explain why patients with BRCA1 mutations do not have an elevated risk for leukemia. The stem cells die before they have an opportunity to transform into a blood cancer.

Researchers discover potential new target for treating glioblastoma

Researchers discover potential new target for treating glioblastoma

 

Scientists have found a way to inhibit the growth of glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer with low survival rates, by targeting a protein that drives growth of brain tumors, according to research from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute and Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.