2016 News Releases
Cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that sedentary behavior is associated with increased amounts of calcium deposits in heart arteries, which in turn is associated with a higher risk of heart attack.
Repeated impacts to the heads of high school football players cause measurable changes in their brains, even when no concussion occurs.
Research in liver cancer, tissue regeneration at Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern garners Stand Up To Cancer grant
Dr. Hao Zhu, Assistant Professor of Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI), is one of 10 researchers in the nation to receive a Stand Up To Cancer grant to further his studies of a gene whose absence protects mice against
Two surgical teams perform rare lung-liver transplant, a first in north Texas and only 75th nationally
Josiah Ferrell of Gainesville is now able to walk outside without the oxygen tank he has carried around 24 hours a day and breathe in the fresh air of the outdoors for the first time in about two years.
Plastic surgeons develop innovative microsurgery technique for reconstructing breast after mastectomy
UT Southwestern Medical Center plastic surgeons have developed a new breast reconstruction technique that combines advantages of two different types of microsurgical procedures using abdominal and other tissue to reconstruct the breast after a mastectomy.
The study – the first trial to publish five-year results from SBRT treatment for prostate cancer – found a 98.6 percent cure rate with SBRT, a noninvasive form of radiation treatment that involves high-dose radiation beams intersecting at the desired
UTSW cardiology researchers have identified molecular ties between the growth of cancer cells and heart cells that suggest existing cancer drugs may be able to help those with enlarged heart cells – a condition that can lead to heart attacks and stroke.
UT Southwestern Medical Center urologists are the first in North Texas to perform a new FDA-approved, minimally invasive procedure that shrinks an enlarged prostate gland using steam.
Prostate cancer patients and their doctors may want to think twice about the best timing for chemotherapy or radiation therapy in conjunction with a common nonsurgical treatment, based on international research findings led by UT Southwestern Medical Cent
Scientists at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have identified a novel metabolic pathway that helps cancer cells thrive in conditions that are lethal to normal cells.