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Ut Southwestern, Children's Medicine, Leukemia, Stem Cells

CRI Scientists Discover Vitamin C Regulates Stem Cell Function and Suppresses Leukemia Development

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Not much is known about stem cell metabolism, but a new study from the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) has found that stem cells take up unusually high levels of vitamin C, which then regulates their function and suppresses the development of leukemia.

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Breast Cancer, Ut Southwestern, Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Breast Cancer Specialist, Dr. Carlos L. Arteaga, to Head UT Southwestern’s Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Dr. Carlos L. Arteaga, internationally recognized for his work in laboratory-based translational research and advancing the care of breast cancer patients, has been selected as Director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern, after an extensive nationwide search.

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Tawanda Gumbo, Tuberculosis

Dr. Tawanda Gumbo Named to WHO Task Force on Tuberculosis Medicines

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Tawanda Gumbo, MD, an investigator at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, is among 30 experts worldwide named to a World Health Organization task force on treatment of tuberculosis.

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Hypoglycemia

Baylor Scott & White – McKinney Researchers Reveal Mom and Baby Skin-to-Skin Care Reduces NICU Admissions for Hypoglycemia

Skin-to-skin contact with mom helps newborns at risk of neonatal hypoglycemia stay out of the neonatal intensive care unit, according to a new study by clinicians at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center — McKinney.

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Sun Exposure, Skin Cancer, Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, Circadian Rhythm, Eating

Eating Habits Affect Skin’s Protection Against Sun

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Sunbathers may want to avoid midnight snacks before catching some rays.

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Depression, Schizophrenia, Antipsychotic Drugs, Mental Health, Research, Ut Southwestern

UTSW Researchers Identify Receptor Involved in Weight Gain Linked to Antipsychotic Drugs, Reverse Condition in Mice

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Many schizophrenic and depressed patients experience weight gain and type 2 diabetes in their quests for the life-changing benefits of a major class of antipsychotic drugs.

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Lung Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Research, Clinical Trails, Ut Southwestern

Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria a Growing Obstacle

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Despite a decade-long call for simplification of clinical trials, the number of criteria excluding patients from participating in clinical trials for lung cancer research continues to rise.

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Research, Health Care, Ut Southwestern

UT Southwestern ranks No. 5 in the world in research that drives further innovation

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UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks fifth in the world in the number of published research articles cited as significant sources in third-party patent applications. This new measurement is a way to evaluate an institution’s impact and influence on industrial innovation – how a scientific discovery leads to, or plays a part in, the development and commercialization of new products and services.

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Ut Southwestern, Urology, Geriatrics, Diabetes & Endocrinology, William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Ear, Nose, and Throat, Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Zale Lipshy University Hospital

UT Southwestern ranked No. 1 hospital in Dallas-Ft. Worth by U.S. News & World Report

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UT Southwestern Medical Center is the No. 1-ranked hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth, second in Texas, and nationally ranked among the top 50 programs in six clinical specialty areas, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals listings released today.

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Calcium, Heart Attack Risk, Heart Attack, Heart Health, Ut Southwestern

Calcium in Arteries Influences Heart Attack Risk

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Patients without calcium buildup in the coronary arteries had significantly lower risk of future heart attack or stroke despite other high risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or bad cholesterol levels, new research from UT Southwestern cardiologists shows.







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