Latest UT Southwestern Medical Center Stories
The use of estrogen therapy by postmenopausal women might increase the risk of developing kidney stones.
A clinical trial at UT Southwestern Medical Center aims to determine whether adding the hormone leptin to standard insulin therapy might help rein in the tumultuous blood-sugar levels of people with type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes.
A set of proteins found in blood serum shows promise as a sensitive and accurate way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.
DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A stabbing pain in Cameron Giammalva's abdomen came on so suddenly one day during his freshman year of college that he and his friends mistook it for appendicitis. A trip to the emergency room proved his appendix was not the source.
More people are drinking than 20 years ago, according to a UT Southwestern Medical Center analysis of national alcohol consumption patterns.
Young adults who abuse amphetamines may be at greater risk of suffering a tear in the main artery leading from the heart, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a chemical system in the brain that reacts differently in cocaine addicts, findings that could result in new treatment options for individuals addicted to the drug.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a key step in the creation of new red blood cells in an animal study.
A review of scientific studies that compares two treatments for preventing strokes due carotid artery disease provides no clear answer on which treatment is better.
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