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Blood Test Unlocks New Frontier in Treating Depression

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Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression, according to research that pushes the medical field beyond what has essentially been a guessing game of prescribing antidepressants.
29-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unraveling the Mysteries Behind America’s No. 1 Cause of Acute Liver Failure

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Twenty years ago, the federal government funded the study of a condition quietly killing hundreds of Americans a year – acute liver failure, or ALF. Growing evidence had linked ALF to overdoses of acetaminophen, the popular over-the-counter pain...
28-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A National Effort to Understand Acute Liver Failure – Two Decades and 3,000 Study Participants Later

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A multicenter study on acute liver failure funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has increased understanding of this sometimes fatal condition since the research effort began 20 years ago, improving patient care and saving lives.
28-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern First in Texas to Premiere Latest Gamma Knife Icon Technology

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Patsy Whittenberg made the six-hour drive from the Texas Panhandle to UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas to take advantage of a first for Texas –the latest in Gamma Knife surgery ­that better protects surrounding brain tissue and offers...
27-Mar-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Use Parasite’s Internal Clock to Attack Sleeping Sickness

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The parasite that causes deadly sleeping sickness has its own biological clock that makes it more vulnerable to medications during the afternoon, according to international research that may help improve treatments for one of Africa’s most lethal...
23-Mar-2017 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fat Cells Step in to Help Liver During Fasting

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How do mammals keep two biologically crucial metabolites in balance during times when they are feeding, sleeping, and fasting? The answer may require rewriting some textbooks.
16-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bioinformatics Computer Model Predicts Deadliest Lung Cancers

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After evaluating more than 900 differences in the shape and structure of cancer cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers developed a computer model able to predict the most deadly lung cancers based on a fraction of those features.
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds No Benefit, but Possible Harm, From Drug Used to Prevent Preterm Births

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A drug commonly prescribed to pregnant women with a history of delivering babies early provides no benefit. In fact, this drug may even increase the risk of developing gestational diabetes.
14-Mar-2017 4:05 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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