Two life threatening problems, one surgery
Juan Cueto did not feel sick, but he was losing weight rapidly and was devastated with the knowledge that he had two life threatening diseases, cancer and a liver disease.
Biomarker blood test could reveal high risk heart patients
A new blood test for protein biomarkers could identify high risk heart patients.
Three-drug combo improves lung function in cystic fibrosis
A phase three clinical trial that UT Southwestern participated in determined that a three-drug combination improved lung function and reduced symptoms in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients who have a single copy of the most common genetic mutation for the disease.
Triple negative breast cancer patient builds community at UTSW
Sandra McKinney grew so attached to the Simmons Cancer Center at UT Southwestern that she decided to fly back for follow-up appointments instead of finding a new provider when she moved to New Jersey.
Closer to breaking the link between obesity and hypertension
Why do those with obesity so often develop high blood pressure? The answer could be as simple as loss of a sugar molecule.
Can timing of food affect lifespan?
Dr. Joseph Takahashi, noted for discovering the first gene controlling biological clocks in mammals, addressed the topic at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting where he was awarded the Gruber Neuroscience Prize for his pioneering work in circadian rhythms.
Professor given new purpose after cancer care
Ms. Casper has a Ph.D. in organizational psychology and studies ways of improving the health and well-being of employees. She never could have foreseen having her own work-life balance put to the test by cancer.
Implanted memories teach birds a song
A new songbird study that shows memories can be implanted in the brain to teach vocalizations – without any lessons from the parent.
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Cutting-edge battle against rare, fatal childhood diseases
Dr. Berge Minassian wanted to build a cutting-edge gene therapy center, where researchers and physicians could collaborate on treatments for a spectrum of disorders.
Victory Park, Design District may have a trail connecting them
A long-awaited pedestrian and cycling connection from Victory Park to the Design District appears to be moving forward.
Researcher developing a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s
Sid O’Bryant wants to develop an easy-to-use blood test that can identify the disease in people.
Therapist leads boxing study for Parkinson's patients
Dr. Michael Braitsch opened the True Wellness Clinic in Richardson, which offers boxing courses to Parkinson's patients.
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OncLive honors 15 trailblazers with Giants of Cancer Care Program
David H. Johnson, M.D., is a leader in lung cancer research whose work spans clinical investigations in targeted therapies, chemotherapy, radiation, and oncogenic mutations.
How to make coconut milk
For when you just want to make a non-dairy drink by yourself.
Cancer patients vaping in growing numbers
The gradual but steady increase is quite striking. The high prevalence of e-cigarette use among younger cancer patients and survivors is concerning.
How 3D printing brain lesions helps patients understand their illness
Being able to hold a tumor can make a difference, and work at UTSW is allowing patients and physicians to be able to better understand brain lesions through 3D printing.