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FDA-approved drugs could help fight COVID-19

Drugs that are already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could hold promise in fighting the new infection known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to computer modeling studies performed by UTSW scientists.
20-Mar-2020 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTSW researchers and international collaborators find human protein that potently inhibits coronavirus

A protein produced by the human immune system can potently inhibit several coronaviruses, including the one behind the current COVID-19 outbreak.
9-Mar-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Could cancer immunotherapy success depend on gut bacteria?

Gut bacteria can penetrate tumor cells and boost the effectiveness of an experimental immunotherapy that targets the CD47 protein.
6-Mar-2020 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Travel history should become routine in medical assessments to slow pandemics’ spread

Integrating travel history information into routine medical assessments could help stem the rapidly widening COVID-19 epidemic, as well as future pandemics, infectious disease specialists recommend in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
4-Mar-2020 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Daylight Saving Returns Amid Global Debate to End Clock Change

Daylight saving is approaching again, perhaps for the penultimate time in some countries where a fierce debate is being waged over its impact on health and the economy.
2-Mar-2020 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How cancer cells stiff-arm normal environmental cues to consume energy

Using human lung cancer cells, UT Southwestern researchers have uncovered how cells in general modulate their energy consumption based on their surroundings and, furthermore, how cancer cells override those cues to maximize energy use.
24-Feb-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Changing what heart cells eat could help them regenerate

Switching what the powerhouses of heart cells consume for energy could help the heart regenerate when cells die.
21-Feb-2020 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Clinical trial exposes deadly kidney cancer's Achilles' heel

An experimental drug already shown to be safe and help some patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma, a deadly form of kidney cancer, effectively disables its molecular target.
20-Feb-2020 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites


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UT Southwestern has these sources for your reporting on the Chinese coronavirus

22-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST

Texas Mandate: Largest High Schools to Report All Concussions to Statewide Registry

Starting this fall, the biggest public high schools in Texas are required to report all sports concussions to a central database as part of one of the nation’s largest statewide endeavors to track brain injuries in youth athletics.
21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Reconsider the 'Peanuts and Cracker Jacks'

11-Apr-2019 4:20 PM EDT

Psychology Behind Tax Procrastination

Research shows that most people file taxes based on how much cash they have on hand and if they expect a payment or a refund,
10-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Scientists Weigh in on Debate to Quash Daylight Saving

14-Mar-2019 2:35 PM EDT

Rate of Highchair Misuse Climbs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports a 25 percent leap in children injured using highchairs – the biggest jump in large-volume categories that included highchairs, strollers, cribs/mattresses, and infant carriers.
18-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST

Time for Dallas to Capitalize on Biotech Potential

Dallas is well-known for its oil industry, corporate headquarters, and technology startups. But did you know that the science behind some of the best-selling prescription drugs of all time was developed here?
17-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST

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UT Southwestern Leads Expert Consortium Refining Prognosis of Invasive Kidney Cancer

24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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