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Brain Activity and Response to Food Cues Differ in Severely Obese Women, UT Southwestern Study Shows

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The brain’s reward centers in severely obese women continue to respond to food cues even after they’ve eaten and are no longer hungry, in contrast to their lean counterparts, according to a recent study by a multidisciplinary team at UT...
22-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Therapeutic Targets for Small Cell Lung Cancer Identified

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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a protein termed ASCL1 that is essential to the development of small cell lung cancer and that, when deleted in the lungs of mice, prevents the cancer from forming.
21-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Researchers Identify New Mechanism of Tuberculosis Infection

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Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a new way that tuberculosis bacteria get into the body, revealing a potential therapeutic angle to explore
21-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Liraglutide Reduces Blood Sugars in Patients Taking Large Amounts of Insulin

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When Amy Sweat was 19 years old, while she was in the hospital recovering from surgery, she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Ms. Sweat was treated for her diabetes, first on oral drugs, then on increasingly larger doses of insulin, but the years...
6-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Study Finds Sensing Mechanism in Food Poisoning Bug

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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have uncovered a mechanism that a type of pathogenic bacteria found in shellfish use to sense when they are in the human gut, where they release toxins that cause food poisoning.
5-Jul-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unexpected UT Southwestern Finding Links Cell Division, Glucose, and Insulin

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Proteins that play key roles in the timing of cell division also moonlight in regulating blood sugar levels, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.
30-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method Detects Telomere Length for Research Into Cancer, Aging

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UT Southwestern Medical Center cell biologists have identified a new method for determining the length of telomeres, the endcaps of chromosomes, which can influence cancer progression and aging.
29-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Primary Care Visits Result in More Colon Cancer Screening, Better Followups

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People who visit their primary care physicians are more likely to get potentially life-saving colon cancer screenings and follow up on abnormal stool blood test results – even in health systems that heavily promote mail-in home stool blood tests...
24-Jun-2016 12:05 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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