Summer brings with it picnics, days at the beach and other outdoor activities, but Read More
Warm weather means it’s time to get out of the house and enjoy the great outdoors, but remember to protect your skin. Read More
For many people, summer is not complete without a swim in the ocean or a walk along the shore. The warm waters that attract us to the ocean each summer lure other creatures, including jellyfish, near the shoreline as well. Read More
Patients with chronic kidney disease who have been diagnosed with depression are twice as likely to be hospitalized, progress to long-term dialysis treatments or die within a year as those who are not depressed, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers Read More
In a study available online in Cancer Causes and Control, researchers found that the more alcohol a man consumed, the higher his risk of pancreatic cancer compared with those who drank little or no alcohol. Read More
The age-old question of why men store fat in their bellies and women store it in their hips may have finally been answered: Genetically speaking, the fat tissue is almost completely different. Read More
DALLAS – May 17, 2010 – More than one-third of teenagers with treatment-resistant depression – many of whom had been depressed for more than two years – became symptom-free six months after switching their medication or combinin Read More
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered how the genetic mutation that causes Fragile X syndrome, the most common form of inherited mental retardation, interferes with the “pruning” of nerve connections in the brain. Read More
DALLAS – May 11, 2010 – Microbiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center, working with the Department of Agriculture, have identified a potential target in cattle that could be exploited to help prevent outbreaks of food-borne illnesses ca Read More
UT Southwestern’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of 14 medical sites in the U.S. to participate in the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium Protocol, a federally funded study coordinated by researchers at the University of Colorado. Read More
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