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Life After Transplant: Patients Now More Likely to Live – and Live Well


If not for a heart transplant, Drew Wilson would have been dead last fall.
27-Apr-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Readmission Penalties Don’t Correlate to Heart Attack Outcomes


A program that penalizes hospitals for high early readmission rates of heart attack patients may be unfairly penalizing hospitals that serve a large proportion of African-Americans and those with more severe illness, a study by UT Southwestern...
26-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity Amplifies Genetic Risk of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


An international study based at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...
25-Apr-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Using 3-D Weapons of Science to Fight Infectious Diseases


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers collaborated with an international team of scientists to achieve a significant milestone in the effort to understand pathogens responsible for some of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases.
25-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

JAMA Study, Clinical Trials Offer Fresh Hope for Kids with Rare Brain Disease


Anna Gunby can’t run around as smoothly as most 4-year-olds because her wobbly legs are affected by a rare brain disease that also hinders her intellect. She can’t identify colors. She can’t count objects. Her attention span is short.
24-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanoparticle Vaccine Shows Potential as Immunotherapy to Fight Multiple Cancer Types


Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets several different cancer types.
24-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Can Wrist Devices Detect Sleep Apnea with Lab Precision?

Researchers from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute will participate in a national study to determine whether medical devices used in the home can diagnose sleep apnea that often develops after traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
17-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene-Editing Alternative Corrects Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


Gene-editing alternative corrects Duchenne muscular dystrophy
12-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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