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Researchers Demonstrate RAS Dimers Are Essential for Cancer

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Researchers at UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center have shown that RAS molecules act in pairs, known as dimers, to cause cancer, findings that could help guide them to a treatment.
11-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Proper Exercise Can Reverse Damage From Heart Aging

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Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure – if it’s enough exercise, and if it’s begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources.
4-Jan-2018 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Sleeping Sickness Not Just a Sleeping Disorder

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An international study from the O’Donnell Brain Institute shows one of Africa’s most lethal diseases is actually a circadian rhythm disorder caused by the acceleration of biological clocks controlling a range of vital functions besides sleep.
4-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Precision Editing of Gut Bacteria: Potential Way to Treat Colitis

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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have used precision editing of the bacterial populations in the gut to prevent or reduce the severity of inflammation in a mouse model of colitis.
4-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

State-of-the-Art MRI Technology Bypasses Need for Biopsy

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The most common type of tumor found in the kidney is generally quite small (less than 1.5 in). These tumors are usually found by accident when CAT scans are performed for other reasons and the serendipitous finding poses a problem for doctors.
2-Jan-2018 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

FDA-Approved High Blood Pressure Drug Extends Life Span in Roundworms

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An FDA-approved drug to treat high blood pressure seems to extend life span in worms via a cell signaling pathway that may mimic caloric restriction.
20-Dec-2017 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Class of Anti-Cancer Drug Effective Against Kidney Cancer

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports initial findings with a novel drug belonging to a new class of medicines called HIF-2a inhibitors that show promise in treating metastatic kidney cancer.
20-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Annual Mountain Cedar Allergy Season About to Hit

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Allergy specialists like Dr. Shelly Harvey are again readying themselves for mountain cedar, the annual irritant that makes noses run and eyes itch – potentially transforming the merriest of holiday well-wishers into miserable Ebenezer Scrooges.
18-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Health, UT Southwestern kick off new health care campus in Collin County

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Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center joined today with Frisco city leaders to kick off a construction project that will bring an acute care hospital and multispecialty clinic complex to this rapidly growing part of Collin...
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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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