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$25 Million Gift Creates New UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth to Serve Area


The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved establishment of the UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth, made possible by an extraordinary $25 million commitment from W.A. “Tex” Moncrief Jr. The...
20-Aug-2015 8:30 PM EDT

Cancer Patients Helping UT Southwestern Scientists and NASA Study Pressure Inside the Brain During Zero Gravity

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers, in conjunction with NASA, will take four volunteer cancer patients on a zero-gravity ride into the upper atmosphere to study why zero-gravity conditions on the International Space Station sometimes affect...
19-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UTSW Cardiologist to Monitor Swimmer’s Heart During Historic Effort to Swim Across the Pacific Ocean


Dr. Benjamin Levine of UT Southwestern will use NASA-honed technology to monitor swimmer Ben Lecomte as he plunges into the ocean off of a Tokyo beach this summer heading for San Francisco in his record-setting goal to become the first person to...
14-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

New Biomarkers Show Exercise Helps Reduce Daytime Sleep Disorder


Aerobic exercise can help alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed individuals, researchers with UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care have found.
11-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Injection That Destroys Fat Cells May Offer Option to Surgery for Double Chin, UT Southwestern Plastic Surgeons Say


UT Southwestern Medical Center plastic surgeons have a non-surgical approach to treating “double chins” − the moderate-to-severe fat below the chin using an FDA-approved drug that when injected into tissue destroys fat cells.
4-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Dr. Joseph Hill Named Editor-in-Chief of Circulation


Dr. Joseph Hill, Chief of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Division of Cardiology and Director of the Harry S. Moss Heart Center, has been selected as the upcoming editor-in-chief for the American Heart Association’s principal scientific...
3-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT

UTSW Pulmonary Hypertension Program Accreditation Highlights Advances in Treatments and Research of Disease


When Derrik Neal began having trouble breathing, he initially assumed it was because he was overweight. But after blacking out several times, he learned he had idiopathic pulmonary hypertension.
29-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

UT Southwestern’s Technological Integration Places Academic Medical Center Among the “Most Wired” for Fifth Consecutive Year


UT Southwestern Medical Center is on the national “Most Wired” hospitals list for a fifth consecutive year, thanks to its use of such technologies as databases to help physicians better identify high-risk patients and tools that keep physicians,...
21-Jul-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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Super Bowl 2011 News Tips

Are the Green Bay Packers all the way back? Will the Pittsburgh Steelers capture their third NFL championship in the past six years? The experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center can’t predict the outcome of the game just down the road in...
3-Feb-2011 3:15 PM EST

Flu Tips 2009

Flu tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
23-Nov-2009 12:00 PM EST

Cancer Experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center

The following physicians are top experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the fields of lung cancer, radiation oncology and breast cancer.
4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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