Newsroom Article Archive

Be on the defensive for acetaminophen buildup


When seeking quick pain relief, people should not overuse acetaminophen as a cure-all.

Liver cancer patients can be treated for Hep C infection


A large, multi-center study refutes earlier suggestions that antiviral drugs for treating hepatitis C may lead to a higher recurrence of liver cancer.

Tips for tackling your diet at Super Bowl parties


If you have resolved to eat healthier to manage your diabetes, blood pressure, or cholesterol, parties can present a challenge, so it’s important to have a game plan before tackling the Super Bowl spread.

Time for Dallas to capitalize on biotech potential


Dallas is well-known for its oil industry, corporate headquarters, and technology startups. But did you know that the science behind some of the best-selling prescription drugs of all time was developed here?

Take action to prevent cervical cancer


Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by human papillomavirus, or HPV, making it a preventable cancer, say UT Southwestern Medical Center physicians.

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.

Big genome found in tiny forest defoliator


Drs. Don Gammon and Nick Grishin have sequenced the genomes of the European gypsy moth and its even more destructive cousin, the Asian gypsy moth.

UTSW researcher wins 'Triple Crown' of diabetes research awards


UT Southwestern’s Dr. Philipp Scherer has become the first scientist to win what could be called the “Triple Crown” of diabetes research recognition – adding the top Asian award to the American and European ones he claimed earlier.

Stuck on the couch? 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 for cancer patient


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.