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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

UTSW University Hospital CEO Dr. John Warner named President-Elect of the American Heart Association

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Dr. John J. Warner, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of UT Southwestern Medical Center University Hospitals, will become President-Elect of the American Heart Association on July 1 for 2016-2017, then serve as President of the AHA for the...
23-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Study Finds New Enzyme with Structure That Could Explain How Heart Can Beat Optimally

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The heart is the only muscle that contracts and relaxes continuously over a lifetime to pump oxygen-rich blood to the body’s organs. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center now have identified a previously unrecognized enzyme that could...
20-Jun-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Texan Is First Adult in U.S. To Receive Updated Stem Cell Transplant for Leukemia Treatment at UT Southwestern

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Texan Chuck Dandridge became the first adult in the U.S. to receive a newly modified stem cell transplant that uses genetically engineered blood cells from a family member, announced researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Harold C....
13-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Up to One-Quarter of Lung Cancer Patients May Be Ineligible for Immunotherapy

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A significant proportion of lung cancer patients also have autoimmune disease, which may make them unsuitable for increasingly popular immunotherapy treatments, a team of researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Harold C. Simmons...
4-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Study Shows Zika Virus Directly Infects Brain Cells and Evades Immune System Detection

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The mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to microcephaly and other neurological problems in newborns of affected mothers directly infects the brain progenitor cells destined to become neurons, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report in a study...
3-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Physicians First in Texas to Transplant Lungs Using New Technology to Make More Organs Viable

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Transplant surgeons at UT Southwestern Medical Center have performed the first lung transplant in Texas using donated lungs treated with new technology known as ex-vivo lung perfusion.
2-Jun-2016 9:05 AM 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.
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