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UT Southwestern, Children's Health recognized for care of Duchenne muscular dystrophy


A joint program of UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health has been approved as a Certified Duchenne Care Center (CDCC) by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD).

Urge to merge: Understanding how cells fuse


New research from UT Southwestern may help those with rare muscle diseases

A sole mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers


A new cooling insole developed by UT Southwestern scientists reduced the foot temperature of patients with diabetic neuropathy by several degrees, diminishing a significant risk factor for diabetic foot ulcers.

Exercise improves memory, boosts blood flow to brain


Scientists have collected plenty of evidence linking exercise to brain health, with some research suggesting fitness may even improve memory.

Drug combination could eliminate side effects of once-popular diabetes treatment


Study shows how an effective but largely abandoned treatment for Type 2 diabetes could be used again in combination with another drug to eliminate problematic side effects.

Three approved drugs can curb COVID-19 virus replication


Three drugs that are already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or other international agencies can block the production of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in human cells.

Fighting inflammatory bowel disease at its source


New findings on mechanism for intestinal inflammation could offer new targets for treating ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and other conditions

Ticking time bomb: Malaria parasite has its own inherent clock


The activity of the parasite that causes malaria is driven by the parasite’s own inherent clock.

When the BumR gives you diarrhea


A study from UT Southwestern researchers sheds new light on how the bug that’s the No. 1 cause of bacterial diarrhea finds its way through the human gut.

Bloody hell! The more your immune system works, the worse the diarrhea


A type of E. coli bacteria that causes bloody diarrhea uses an amino acid produced by the body in response to infection to intensify its symptoms.