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UT Southwestern Research Identifies Protein That Promotes the Breakdown of Fat, Potentially Leading to New Diabetes Treatments

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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that a protein often located on the surface of fat droplets within cells – and especially abundant in the muscles of endurance athletes – can kick-start the more efficient and healthful...
24-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CPRIT Awards $9.6 Million for UTSW Projects in Cancer Treatments, Screening, and Genetics Research

Six new cancer research projects involving treatment, prevention, outreach, and genetics recently received a total of $9.6 million in support from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
24-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blocking Release of the Hormone Ghrelin May Mediate Low Blood Sugar Effect in Children Taking Beta Blockers, UT Southwestern Study Shows

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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a previously unknown role of a cellular signaling molecule involved in release of the “hunger hormone” ghrelin, a finding that could have implications for optimal treatment of...
22-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel MRI Technique Distinguishes Healthy Prostate Tissue From Cancer Using Zinc

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A novel MRI method that detects low levels of zinc ion can help distinguish healthy prostate tissue from cancer, UT Southwestern Medical Center radiologists have determined.
22-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Work Productivity Is Key Factor in Assessing Recovery of Depressed Patients

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While medications can quickly reduce depressive symptoms, monitoring work productivity can provide unique insight into whether a patient will require additional treatments to achieve long-term remission, a new study through the Peter O’Donnell Jr....
15-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Expanded role of PARP proteins opens the door to explore new therapeutic targets in cancer, other diseases

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Using technology they developed, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a previously unknown role of a certain class of proteins: as regulators of gene activity and RNA processing.
15-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

1 in 5 Are Discharged From Hospital with Unstable Vital Signs, and Experience Higher Readmission and Death Rates

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Twenty percent of people hospitalized are released before all vital signs are stable, a pattern that is associated with an increased risk of death and hospital readmission, a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers shows.
9-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

August 2016 Health and Wellness Tips

Health and wellness tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center experts for August 2016
2-Aug-2016 6:05 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.
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