A family faces a cancer crisis together
Catherine Carr Worley noticed that the breast that had been troubling her had a bruised, discolored look. “Get to a doctor immediately,” her lactation expert told Catherine over the phone.
Good exercise habits derailed by common food additive
Inorganic phosphate, a food additive and preservative used in up to 70 percent of food in the American diet, may be contributing to couch potato behavior.
Single-incision surgery speeds recovery
A new robotic surgery device allows for all of the necessary surgical tools to be inserted through one 1-inch hole, whereas standard laparoscopic surgery requires five or six small incisions.
Mission of goodwill
UT Southwestern has established one of the newest efforts, a partnership in this northern Ethiopian city where a hospital serving a region of several million people has no neurologist and lacks basic brain-scanning equipment.
Possible path to vaccine or drug for late-onset Alzheimer's
Research opens the door to development of a drug that could be administered before age 40, and taken for life, to potentially prevent the disease in 50 to 80 percent of at-risk adults.
New year, improved heart health
With New Year's Day fast approaching, here’s how you can improve the health of your heart in 2019.
UT Southwestern creates customized treatments for rare diseases
One in 10 individuals in America – most of them children – is afflicted with a rare disease. UT Southwestern researchers are on a quest to address that sobering reality by creating safe viruses to deliver customized treatments to halt and sometimes reverse rare conditions.
Discoveries predict ability to forecast dementia
Scientists who recently identified the molecular start of Alzheimer’s disease have used that finding to determine that it should be possible to forecast which type of dementia will develop over time.
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DNA vaccine could be a game-changer in fight against Alzheimer's
A radical new vaccine that reduces the two proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease should give the public hope.
Changes in brain scans seen after a single season of football
These findings are part of a years-long research collaboration among UT Southwestern, Wake Forest University and Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C.
Two most common causes of bronchitis.
“One of the more dangerous viruses is influenza,” says Dr. Leann Silhan. “You can get infection with flu and not have bronchitis, but often you can develop bronchitis.”
FDA approval for drug that targets mutation in multiple cancers
Dr. Theodore Laetsch of UT Southwestern and Children’s Health is leading the work with this new form of precision medicine.
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Amazon's pharmacy business efforts gain scrutiny
This year, a series of gaffes underscore the scrutiny Amazon faces as it looks to disrupt a crucial market that company executives have targeted as a key growth area.
How the genome-edited babies revelation will affect research
Some scientists worry the startling claim will lead to knee-jerk regulations and damage the public’s trust in gene editing.
Why hospitals should let you sleep
Frequent disruptions are more than just annoying for patients. They can also cause harm.
Why PepsiCo is paying DFW employees to go to the doctor's office
If local employees and covered partners agree to use certain doctor groups for primary care, PepsiCo will cover all their insurance premiums.