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UT Southwestern Ranked No. 1 Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report, Adding to Multiple Recognitions in 2018

UT Southwestern Medical Center has retained its listing as the No. 1-ranked hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth and No. 2 in Texas, while ranking nationally among the top 50 programs in seven clinical specialty areas, according to U.S. News & World...
14-Aug-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A Simple Score to Identify Who Is at High Risk for Hospital Readmission After Suffering a Heart Attack

Tracking just seven factors of heart attack patients when they are first admitted to the hospital can help flag those most at risk for 30-day readmission, researchers from UT Southwestern found.
13-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Blue-light technology improves identification of bladder cancer

Blue-light cystoscopy has previously been available at some institutions, including UT Southwestern, for use in the operating room, but it wasn’t available in a flexible scope until now.
7-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Reanalyzing gene tests prompt new diagnoses in kids

A new study from UT Southwestern quantifies for the first time how quickly these rapid advancements in genomics may benefit patients. Research published in JAMA Pediatrics includes a five-year review of more than 300 epilepsy cases that showed about...
6-Aug-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientists Identify New Mechanisms Underlying Pediatric Kidney Cancer

Connecting two previously unrelated insights about the formation of pediatric kidney cancer, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered the means by which the cancer continues to grow, providing potential targets for more effective...
1-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Predicting Heart Attack, Stroke Risk Just Got Easier

A team of researchers led by cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center has developed a new online tool to more accurately predict who among those ages 40-65 is at the highest risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years.
30-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Texas Health, UT Southwestern Celebrate Construction Milestone at New Health Campus in Collin County

Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center joined with Frisco city leaders to mark a milestone in the construction of Texas Health Hospital Frisco with a ‘topping out’ event.
26-Jul-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment Reduced to a Single Dose

Marilyn Gibson, 81, is part of a UT Southwestern Medical Center clinical trial testing a one-time, high-dose and highly focused radiation treatment called stereotactic radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer.
23-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UT Southwestern Leads Expert Consortium Refining Prognosis of Invasive Kidney Cancer

24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Commentary: Pain Sufferers – and Physicians – Need Alternatives to Opioids

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, Texas is taking some important steps in the battle, from improved monitoring of prescription painkillers to expanded programs to treat addiction.
13-Mar-2018 3:25 PM EDT


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

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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