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Researchers learn how ‘bad cholesterol’ enters artery walls in condition linked to world’s No. 1 killer

UT Southwestern researchers have determined how circulating “bad cholesterol” enters artery walls to cause the plaque that narrows the blood vessels and leads to heart attacks and strokes.
24-Apr-2019 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

News Alert: Scientists on cusp of solving genetic diseases by snipping defective DNA

Advancements in gene editing, buoyed by the discovery of CRISPR technology that enables precise editing of the human genome, have put scientists on the cusp of solving some of mankind’s most devastating and baffling disorders. Among them is...
24-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New role for innate immune sensor: suppressing liver cancer

UT Southwestern researchers have found that a protein in the body’s innate immune system that responds to gut microbes can suppress the most common type of liver cancer.
16-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One-Third of Cancer Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine

A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements.
11-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One-two punch helps solve greatest unmet need in cardiology

Combining a high-fat diet with a drug that raises blood pressure gave UT Southwestern researchers a “two-hit” model, like a one-two punch to heart failure.
11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Research Alert: One-Third of Cancer Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine

One third of people who have a cancer diagnosis report using complementary and alternative medicine such as yoga, meditation, acupuncture and alternative medicine.
10-Apr-2019 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Dr. Andrew Ziskind joins Southwestern Health Resources as Senior Executive Officer

Dr. Andrew Ziskind, a nationally recognized leader of innovative health systems, has been selected as Senior Executive Officer (SEO) for the Southwestern Health Resources Clinically Integrated Network.
10-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New GammaPod advances breast cancer care

UT Southwestern Medical Center now offers more precise radiation treatments for breast cancer with a new, cutting-edge device that is only the second of its kind in the world.
9-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


UT Southwestern Leads Expert Consortium Refining Prognosis of Invasive Kidney Cancer

24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Commentary: Pain Sufferers – and Physicians – Need Alternatives to Opioids

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, Texas is taking some important steps in the battle, from improved monitoring of prescription painkillers to expanded programs to treat addiction.
13-Mar-2018 3:25 PM EDT


Texas Health, UT Southwestern kick off new health care campus in Collin County

Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center joined today with Frisco city leaders to kick off a construction project that will bring an acute care hospital and multispecialty clinic complex to this rapidly growing part of Collin...
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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