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Radiofrequency Ablation Offers a Nonsurgical Treatment for Thyroid Nodules

When Vickie Bell-Percival was offered the opportunity to have a nodule on her thyroid treated with a new nonsurgical technique called radiofrequency ablation (RFA), she didn’t hesitate.
23-May-2022 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Risk Factors Identified for Autoimmune Hepatitis After Liver Transplant

A multicenter study performed by a large international consortium that includes UT Southwestern has outlined a set of risk factors and outcomes for patients with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) that recurs after liver transplantation. The findings,...
20-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Surveillance Pathway Tells Cells When They Run Low on Lipids

UT Southwestern researchers have discovered a molecular pathway that allows cells to sense when their lipid supplies become depleted, prompting a flurry of activity that prevents starvation. The findings, reported in Nature, might someday lead to...
18-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTSW Genetic Study Confirms Sarin Nerve Gas as Cause of Gulf War Illness

For three decades, scientists have debated the underlying cause of Gulf War illness (GWI), a collection of unexplained and chronic symptoms affecting veterans of the Persian Gulf War. Now researchers led by Robert Haley, M.D., Professor of Internal...
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Active phase calorie restriction enhances longevity, UT Southwestern neuroscience study reveals

A new study in mice led by neuroscientists at UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute shows that it’s not just calories that count.
6-May-2022 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Breaking the Shield That Protects Pancreatic Cancer From Immunotherapy

Scar-like cells that make up a sizable portion of malignant pancreatic tumors and shield these cancers from immune attack are derived from mesothelial cells that line tissues and organs, a new study led by UT Southwestern researchers suggests. The...
5-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UT Southwestern Voice Center study profiles hundreds of injured singers

The findings, published in The Laryngoscope, show that only 1 in 7 subsequently needed surgery for injuries that weren’t resolved with vocal therapy and other conservative management. Researchers determined which vocal injuries were most common by...
4-May-2022 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTSW Geneticist Jonathan Cohen Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today elected UT Southwestern scientist Jonathan Cohen, Ph.D., into its membership, one of the highest honors for American scientists. Dr. Cohen, Professor of Internal Medicine in the Center for Human Nutrition...
4-May-2022 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UT Southwestern reports foot problems increasing due to pandemic habits

Changes in habits during the pandemic can lead to unexpected health issues with feet and ankles. Orthopedic surgeon Kshitij Manchanda, M.D. at UT Southwestern Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine has seen an increase in both reported injuries and...
15-Feb-2022 12:05 PM EST

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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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