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South Highest, Northeast Lowest for Child Auto Fatalities


The number of motor vehicle fatalities involving children under age 15 varies widely by state, but occurrences are more common in the South, and are most often associated with improperly or unused restraints and crashes on rural roads, a new review...
23-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Using a Genetic Signature to Overcome Chemotherapy-Resistant Lung Cancer Using a Genetic Signature to Overcome Chemotherapy-Resistant Lung Cancer


Patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) often respond to standard chemotherapy, only to develop drug resistance later, and with fatal consequences. But what if doctors could identify those at greatest risk of relapse and provide a therapy...
23-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DNA Vaccine Protects Against Toxic Proteins Linked to Alzheimer’s


A new DNA vaccine when delivered to the skin prompts an immune response that produces antibodies to protect against toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease – without triggering severe brain swelling that earlier antibody treatments...
22-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hypertension in Young Adults Shows Long-Term Heart Risks


Otherwise healthy young people with high systolic blood pressure over 140 are at greater risk for future artery stiffening linked to an increased risk of stroke as well as possible damage to the kidneys and brain, new research shows.
19-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital-Acquired Anemia More Common, Increases Risks


One in three patients hospitalized for medical problems experienced a drop in their red blood cell count due to the hospitalization – a concept called hospital-acquired anemia, new research showed.
17-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saving Ryan: A Dramatic Tale of Hope, Persistence, and Medical Ingenuity


Ryan Dant was afraid. He knew he likely wouldn’t live to see his 11th birthday due to a virulent disease that would stiffen his limbs, attack his heart, and destroy his brain.
12-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Elucidates Ghrelin’s Role in Blood Glucose Regulation, a Finding with Implications for Treating Diabetes


UT Southwestern research investigating the blood glucose-regulatory actions of the hormone ghrelin may have implications for development of new treatments for diabetes.
9-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stereotactic Partial Breast Radiation Lowers Number of Treatments to Five

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found in a recent phase one clinical trial that stereotactic partial breast radiation was as safe as traditional radiation but decreased treatment time from six weeks to just days.
9-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT 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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