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DALLAS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center ranked as the best hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth in the newly expanded U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Hospitals rankings for 52 metropolitan areas. In the 2010-11 U.S.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin, long thought to be the sole regulator of carbohydrates in the liver.
A new anti-asthma medication dramatically reduced increases in seasonal asthma attacks in children and young adults with allergic asthma.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a chemical compound that may eventually lead to a drug that fights cancers that are dependent on a particular anti-viral enzyme for growth.
Patients with end-stage renal disease who opt for peritoneal dialysis experience no greater risk of catheter infection than those who undergo hemodialysis.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a signaling pathway in the brain that's sufficient to induce cellular leptin resistance, a problem that decreases the body's ability to "hear" that it is full and should stop eating.
Children who are placed with a relative because of mistreatment at home fare better in some areas than those placed in foster care, but they may have a higher risk of substance use and teenage pregnancy.
UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have helped develop a novel technology to diagnose Alzheimer's disease from blood samples long before symptoms appear.
The realization of medically treating different children uniquely may start with one of the deadliest diseases in existence: tuberculosis.
UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatry researchers are leading the Texas arm of a national network that conducts clinical trials aimed at finding effective treatments for drug addiction.
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