Stories and Insights
An op-ed written by Angelina Jolie Pitt has drawn attention to a preventative surgery to reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer. A UT Southwestern doctor explains the surgery and ongoing research efforts.
Infants falls in hospitals are on the rise due to an increase in newborns staying in their mothers’ hospital rooms. An obstetrician at UT Southwestern in Dallas explains how falls can be prevented.
Smokers are turning to e-cigarettes as a way to quit. Dr. Anand Rohatgi explains research about the safety of the devices.
A colonoscopy takes about 15 minutes and could save your life. Two UT Southwestern cancer doctors explain why those over 50 should get a colonoscopy.
Learn the real story behind pregorexia. Physicians at UT Southwestern in Dallas discuss how you can achieve healthy weight gain during pregnancy.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - TAVR - performed by the cardiology team at UT Southwestern in patients who are not candidates for traditional valve replacement surgery due to pre-existing conditions such as lung disease, mobility issues, or other disorders.
Welcome to the Cancer Answer Line blog. Physicians at UT Southwestern’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Dallas/Fort Worth area will publicly answer questions about cancer and write about cancer-related topics.
Women who are pregnant have the option of having a test performed to assess the likelihood their baby has Down syndrome. Some struggle with whether to have the test.
Azithromycin, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections, is a good treatment option for many patients but not for everyone. Dr. Joseph Hill explains.
Measles is the most contagious infectious disease we know of. Childhood vaccination is the best protection against it.