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Seafood Poisoning Bug Thwarts a Key Host Defense by Attacking the Cell’s Cytoskeleton

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The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a cell’s skeleton, or cytoskeleton.

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Study Answers Why Ketamine Helps Depression, Offers Target for Safer Therapy

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UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine’s rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments to the controversial drug being dispensed in a growing number of clinics across the country.

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UTSW, UT Advanced Computing Center Share Big-Data Tools in Fight Against Cancer, Infectious Diseases

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UT Southwestern scientists who created a powerful analytic weapon in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases are making that tool available for free via a web-based portal.

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Researchers Identify Best Treatment for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children

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Researchers in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified the most effective treatment approach for children diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia (IDA).

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Cancer, Research, Patient Care, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ut Southwestern

Strategy of Hope: Patients Try Creative Approaches to Fight Brain Cancer

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Dennis Kothmann jots several numbers on a clipboard then pauses, his pen frozen on the last figure. His eyebrows furrow and he quietly mouths a calculation.

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Study: New Approach to Destroying Deadly Brain Tumors

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A new strategy for treating brain tumors may extend or save the lives of patients diagnosed with one of the deadliest forms of cancer, according to a study from UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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New UT Southwestern Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth Enhances Access to Care for Tarrant County Residents

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UT Southwestern Medical Center dedicated its new Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth today, adding more than a dozen specialty areas of its distinctive academic medical practice to the heart of Fort Worth’s burgeoning Medical District.

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Scientists ID 100 Memory Genes, Open New Avenues of Brain Study

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Scientists have identified more than 100 genes linked to memory, opening new avenues of research to better understand memory processing in the human brain.

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South Highest, Northeast Lowest for Child Auto Fatalities

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The number of motor vehicle fatalities involving children under age 15 varies widely by state, but occurrences are more common in the South, and are most often associated with improperly or unused restraints and crashes on rural roads, a new review of child-related auto fatalities shows.

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Using a Genetic Signature to Overcome Chemotherapy-Resistant Lung Cancer Using a Genetic Signature to Overcome Chemotherapy-Resistant Lung Cancer

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Patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) often respond to standard chemotherapy, only to develop drug resistance later, and with fatal consequences. But what if doctors could identify those at greatest risk of relapse and provide a therapy to overcome or avoid it?







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