2017 Article Archive
Lack of exercise and excessive weight are strongly associated with a type of heart failure that has a particularly poor prognosis, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers determined in an analysis of data from three large studies.
Dr. Charles A. “Mickey” LeMaistre, a former UT Southwestern Medical School Associate Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs whose pursuit of cancer prevention resulted in one of the most influential papers on lung cancer, died on Jan. 28. He was 92.
Three Professors from UT Southwestern Medical Center have been named to the prestigious Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education – a University of Texas System organization that honors outstanding health science teachers – while a fourth began her one-year Presidency of the Academy this month after serving as President-Elect in 2016.
Dr. Elizabeth M. McNally, Director of the Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, recently served as the 2017 Ida M. Green Distinguished Professorship Honoring Women in Science and Medicine.
Emily Pickett was just sitting down at home to a fast-food burger — a quick dinner after a full day at her job as a tax consultant. Then the call came.
More than three decades after surviving breast cancer, Susanne Calabrette faced a second scare. In June 2016, an MRI for an unrelated condition revealed she had pancreatic cysts, giving her a chance for a pre-emptive strike against this killer cancer.
How we think and fall in love are controlled by lightning-fast electrochemical signals across synapses, the dynamic spaces between nerve cells. Until now, nobody knew that cancer cells can repurpose tools of neuronal communication to fuel aggressive tumor growth and spread.
It's a twist on a popular Italian recipe, and it's chock-full of heart healthy ingredients.
A component of an enzyme family linked to DNA repair, stress responses, and cancer also plays a role in enhancing or inhibiting major cellular activities under physiological conditions, new research shows.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center, working with a California biotech firm, have developed a potential drug to treat polycystic kidney disease.