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Heart Disease, Stroke Risk, Genetic Mutation, Stroke, Heart, Ut Southwestern

Skin Cell Model Advances Study of Genetic Mutation Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

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Using a new skin cell model, researchers have overcome a barrier that previously prevented the study of living tissue from people at risk for early heart disease and stroke. This research could lead to a new understanding of disease progression in aortic aneurysm – ballooning of the large artery in the chest that carries blood from the heart to the body.

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Sunscreen, Skin Cancer Prevention, Dermatology, Cancer, tips, Summer, Ut Southwestern, Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Whatever Your Skin Tone, Spread on the Sunscreen

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No matter what the color of your skin, UT Southwestern cancer experts recommend wearing sunscreen.

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T3SS, ROS, cell’s cytoskeleton, Ut Southwestern

Seafood Poisoning Bug Thwarts a Key Host Defense by Attacking the Cell’s Cytoskeleton

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The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a cell’s skeleton, or cytoskeleton.

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Research, Depression, O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute , Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, Ut Southwestern

Study Answers Why Ketamine Helps Depression, Offers Target for Safer Therapy

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UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine’s rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments to the controversial drug being dispensed in a growing number of clinics across the country.

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UTSW, UT Advanced Computing Center Share Big-Data Tools in Fight Against Cancer, Infectious Diseases

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UT Southwestern scientists who created a powerful analytic weapon in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases are making that tool available for free via a web-based portal.

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Ut Southwestern, Research, Anemia, Pediatrics

Researchers Identify Best Treatment for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children

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Researchers in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified the most effective treatment approach for children diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia (IDA).

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Medicine, Health Care, Physician, Regulation, Medical Regulation, physician wellness

FSMB Releases 2017 Annual Meeting Recap Video

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The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) released highlights from its 105th Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Cancer, Research, Patient Care, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ut Southwestern

Strategy of Hope: Patients Try Creative Approaches to Fight Brain Cancer

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Dennis Kothmann jots several numbers on a clipboard then pauses, his pen frozen on the last figure. His eyebrows furrow and he quietly mouths a calculation.

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Research, Cancer, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ut Southwestern

Study: New Approach to Destroying Deadly Brain Tumors

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A new strategy for treating brain tumors may extend or save the lives of patients diagnosed with one of the deadliest forms of cancer, according to a study from UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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New UT Southwestern Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth Enhances Access to Care for Tarrant County Residents

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UT Southwestern Medical Center dedicated its new Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth today, adding more than a dozen specialty areas of its distinctive academic medical practice to the heart of Fort Worth’s burgeoning Medical District.







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