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UT Southwestern Researchers Find Likely Cause – and Potential Way to Prevent – Vision Deterioration in Space

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Vision deterioration in astronauts who spend a long time in space is likely due to the lack of a day-night cycle in intracranial pressure. But using a vacuum device to lower pressure for part of each day might prevent the problem, UT Southwestern...
17-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Scientists Identify Protein Central to Immune Response Against Tuberculosis Bacteria

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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a protein that is central to the immune system’s ability to recognize and destroy the bacterium responsible for the global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic.
11-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Simmons Cancer Center Joins National Cancer Institute, CDC Calling for Increased HPV Vaccinations to Prevent Cancer

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More than a decade after the HPV vaccine was deemed both safe and effective by the FDA for preventing several types of cancer, the vaccine is still underused by those who could benefit.
11-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Uncover Mechanism for Cancer-Killing Properties of Pepper Plant

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– UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have uncovered the chemical process behind anti-cancer properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant called the long pepper, whose suspected medicinal properties date back thousands of years.
3-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Researchers Identify Process Cells Use to Destroy Damaged Organelles with Links to Cancer, Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Aging

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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered the mechanism that cells use to find and destroy an organelle called mitochondria that, when damaged, may lead to genetic problems, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatory...
22-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern’s First Heart-Liver Transplant Saves Life of Singer Diagnosed with Rare Genetic Metabolic Disease

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Transplant surgeons recently performed UT Southwestern Medical Center’s first heart/liver transplant – saving the life of a singer/musician from a small Texas town.
21-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Study Identifies a Way to Prevent Burn Injury Infection – Without Antibiotics

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A new way to fight multidrug-resistant bacteria by blinding them rather than killing them proved highly effective in a model of burn injuries, UT Southwestern Medical Center research shows.
20-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Illuminating Cancer: Researchers Invent a pH Threshold Sensor to Improve Cancer Surgery

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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have invented a transistor-like threshold sensor that can illuminate cancer tissue, helping surgeons more accurately distinguish cancerous from normal tissue.
20-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST 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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