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“Depression is a brain disease to which we have not paid enough attention. It’s common. It can be measured. And it can be treated.”MedBlog
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Investigations into cancer, neuroscience, heart disease and stroke, and many other fields keep UT Southwestern at the forefront of medical progress.
Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease earlier in life, according to a study from UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute.News Releases
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As one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, UT Southwestern trains the physicians, medical scientists, and health care professionals of the future.
Fourth-year UT Southwestern Medical School medical student Nicholas Spendlove recently celebrated his son’s first birthday, hosting a party for family and friends in the same apartment where he unexpectedly delivered Ethan in October 2016.News Releases
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New surgical technique gives a grandfather hope for the future
An East Texas man has become just the second patient in the United States and seventh in the world to have an aneurysm near his heart repaired in a completely new way at UT Southwestern.
EEGs help identify effective treatments for depression patients
Results are coming in after the world's largest depression study, and they could change the field of medicine. Up to two-thirds of depression patients do not respond to their first treatment. UT Southwestern researchers are working to eliminate antidepressant trial and error.
New mom treated by UTSW overcomes rare genetic disease
Becoming a mother was her greatest joy, but just days after giving birth to her daughter, Jessica Hitt’s mental state was severely affected by a rare genetic disorder. She became delirious, agitated, and hysterical. UT Southwestern researchers and physicians were able to quickly diagnose and treat the disease, and now she’s looking forward to expanding her family.
Breakthrough in mapping nicotine addiction
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center just made a big discovery that may one day help smokers kick the habit. They determined the 3D structure of two microscopic proteins that hold answers to how nicotine addiction occurs in the brain.
Concussions may increase Alzheimer’s risk
A new study from UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute reveals concussions and other traumatic brain injuries may boost the risk for Alzheimer’s disease earlier in life.