Newsroom Article Archive

Research suggests 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 discoveries predict ability to forecast dementia from single molecule

 

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.

Still eating when feeling full?

 

Research suggests that the reward centers of some people’s brains are constantly activated and responding to food cues, even when full after eating.

Enjoy the holidays without expanding your waist

 

Visions of sugarplums may dance in your head throughout the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean they should be a staple on your plate at every gathering.

Champagne: Uncork with care

 

The pressure inside a Champagne bottle is around three times that of an inflated car tire.

Inappropriate toys, video games can be harmful

 

Parents should be very careful selecting presents that may encourage violent behaviors, such as toy guns, knives, bows and arrows, computer games, or violent videos.

Avoiding office party sugar shaming

 

Many employees appreciate the free sweet treats offered at work, while others actively encourage “sugar shaming” – pressuring others to indulge during the holidays.

Holiday decorations: Something to sneeze at

 

As you pull out the holiday decorations from storage or drag trees into your home this season, UT Southwestern Medical Center specialists have some tips for lowering allergy risks.

Multidisciplinary care improves outcomes of patients with brain metastases

 

UT Southwestern Kidney Cancer Program investigators report survival rates beyond 2.5 years for some patients with specialized multidisciplinary care.

Single workout can boost metabolism for days

 

A new study from UT Southwestern Medical Center shows neurons in mice that influence metabolism are active for up to two days after a single workout.