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Latest UT Southwestern Medical Center Stories

2010-10-12 16:50:21

The use of estrogen therapy by postmenopausal women might increase the risk of developing kidney stones.

2010-10-12 13:45:26

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.

2010-10-06 17:29:45

A set of proteins found in blood serum shows promise as a sensitive and accurate way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.

2010-10-01 14:44:00

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.

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2010-09-29 21:16:47

More people are drinking than 20 years ago, according to a UT Southwestern Medical Center analysis of national alcohol consumption patterns.

2010-08-16 18:41:30

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.

2010-08-10 17:27:00

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.

2010-08-02 16:11:24

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a key step in the creation of new red blood cells in an animal study.

2010-07-27 13:32:24

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.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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