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Often-Ignored Glucose Value in Routine Blood Tests Correlates with Risk of Type 2 Diabetes


Glucose values obtained during routine blood tests are often overlooked, but could provide valuable insight into whether someone is at risk for having type 2 diabetes, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.
4-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EST

Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic Brings UTSW Expertise to Doorstep of Underserved Cancer Survivors


UT Southwestern’s Moncrief Cancer Institute and Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center debuted the Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic − a custom, fully equipped 18-wheeler that can deliver follow-up and screening services to cancer survivors.
18-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

New Cancer Treatments Could Evolve From UTSW Research Showing That Acetate Supplements Speed Up Cancer Growth


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers seeking novel ways to combat cancer found that giving acetate, a major compound produced in the gut by host bacteria, to mice sped up the growth and metastasis of tumors.
17-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

MAGE Genes Provide Insight Into Optimizing Chemotherapy, Cancer Researchers Find


UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a new biomarker that could help identify patients who are more likely to respond to certain chemotherapies.
17-Feb-2015 1:40 PM EST

UTSW Researchers Find New Mechanism That Controls Immune Responses


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a common signaling mechanism to produce interferon − one of the main proteins used to signal the immune system when the body needs to defend itself against a virus, tumor, or other...
12-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

UT Southwestern Receives Key National Cancer Institute Funding to Plan First U.S. Center for Heavy Ion Radiation Therapy Research


UT Southwestern Medical Center is leading a Texas consortium of researchers to establish the country’s first National Center for Heavy Ion Radiation Therapy that could provide clinical care and research using heavy particles for innovative new...
10-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Study Finds No Reason for Cancer Survivors to Be Excluded in Advanced Stage Lung Cancer Trials


The common practice of excluding patients with a prior cancer diagnosis from lung cancer clinical trials may not be justified, according to a study by researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
9-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

February 2015 Health and Wellness Tips from UT Southwestern

Certain complications of pregnancy such as gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension, and preeclampsia are an indication for higher risk of cardiovascular disease later in life and should be discussed with your physician, UT Southwestern...
9-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

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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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