A backpack bulging with books and school supplies may be a sign of a good student, but doctors at UT Southwestern Medical Center say it can also cause back strain and even nerve damage. Read More
School athletes heading back to the fields and courts are often required to get only a cursory participation medical review. But more thorough examinations may be appropriate, particularly for advanced athletes and for those who have suffered injuries dur Read More
With childhood obesity rates rising, what you put in your child’s lunch box is more important than ever, say nutrition experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More
Fear of needles needn’t stop anyone from getting necessary vaccinations. Read More
DALLAS – Aug. 24, 2010 – The Joint Commission has certified UT Southwestern University Hospital – St. Paul as a Primary Stroke Center, a distinction for hospitals fostering specialized stroke care for patients. Read More
DALLAS – Aug. 19, 2010 – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a key weapon in the molecular arsenal the infectious bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus (V. para) uses to kill cells and cause food poiso Read More
A pediatric urologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center has pioneered a successful surgical procedure for young girls who have absent or malformed vaginas, a condition that affects about one in 4,000 females. Read More
Young adults who abuse amphetamines may be at greater risk of suffering a tear in the main artery leading from the heart, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. Read More
The UT System Board of Regents and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board have approved plans for a new $800 million state-of-the-art University Hospital at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Read More
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a chemical system in the brain that reacts differently in cocaine addicts, findings that could result in new treatment options for individuals addicted to the drug. Read More
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