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Scientists Use Parasite’s Internal Clock to Attack Sleeping Sickness


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


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


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


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

Cardiologist Seeks to End Blow-to-Chest Deaths in Teen Athletes


It’s a rare, but tragic, event that occurs less than 20 times a year: Teen athletes who are struck in the chest by a ball, causing their heart to stop. And it can be instantly fatal.
14-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

White House Funds Songbird Study to Unlock Mystery of Vocal Learning


A young songbird sings an intricate melody from its caged perch, trying to echo the mating song heard so many times from his father.
13-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lung Cancer May Go Undetected in Kidney Cancer Patients


Could lung cancer be hiding in kidney cancer patients? Researchers with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Kidney Cancer Program studied patients with metastatic kidney cancer to the lungs and found that 3.5 percent of the group...
7-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Daylight Saving Time: Insight From Father of CLOCK Gene


As we embark on another spring of sunlit evenings, who better to address how daylight saving time affects our body clock than the father of the CLOCK gene: Dr. Joseph Takahashi of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical...
6-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST 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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