UTSW ranked top institution globally for published research
For a second consecutive year, UT Southwestern Medical Center is the top institution internationally within the “healthcare” category for publishing high-quality scientific research, according to the recently released Nature Index 2019 Annual Tables.
E-cigarette use climbing among cancer patients
Usage of e-cigarettes, also called “vaping,” has medical experts concerned because of the addictive nicotine and potentially harmful toxins they deliver.
Cholesterol condition could be found through blood donations
Blood donation programs represent a unique opportunity as a public health portal to screen for diseases.
Bacteria-killing protein needs vitamin A to work
UT Southwestern researchers identified a previously unknown bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis that requires the vitamin to work.
UT Southwestern students are united to serve
Dozens of UT Southwestern students are showing what it means to care for the community. They spent a recent Saturday hosting a free health fair at Thomas J. Rusk Middle School that offered much more than just screenings and health education for the hundreds who attended the event.
Study sheds new light on UTIs in postmenopausal women
A UT Southwestern study suggests why urinary tract infections have such a high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women.
Dr. Takahashi receives award for work on circadian rhythms
Dr. Joseph S. Takahashi has received an international award for his pioneering work on the molecular and genetic bases of circadian rhythms in mammals.
Form drives function in cancer proliferation
The protein responsible for the crawling movements of cells also drives the ability of cancer cells to grow when under stress.
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Teen in need asks classmates to become bone-marrow donors
Doctors started David on a regimen of medications to raise his platelet count. The therapy has been “partially” successful, said his physician, Dr. Kathryn Dickerson.
Why every child should see a black male doctor
"They would come to trust and respect this person and, early in life, develop a personal and positive relationship with a black man,” said Dr. Dale Okorodudu.
Which medical centers made Newsweek's list of best hospitals?
Newsweek released its list of best hospitals, and UT Southwestern Medical Center is the top hospital in Texas, ranking number 34 in the country.
Adults and measles: It's not just a kid's disease
Dr. Trish Perl says measles in adults can be far more serious than in children.
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Is it time for whooping cough vaccine to get an update?
The CDC released a study on why we’re seeing more of this disease, which can feel like allergies until it turns into the signature “whoop” cough.
Can doctors talk teenagers out of risky drinking?
The answer is worth knowing. The research is lacking.
Texas could soon increase the legal age to buy tobacco
Senate Bill 21 passed, raising the legal purchasing age for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Hemp, CBD legalization bill passes first hurdle in Texas House
House Bill 1325 would open the door to industrial hemp production, and legalize hemp and hemp-derived products.