Stories and Insights

Part two: Can taking antibiotics during pregnancy increase risk of miscarriage?

Part two: Can taking antibiotics during pregnancy increase risk of miscarriage?

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A recent study has shown a potential relationship between taking certain antibiotics and increased risk for miscarriage. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains.

Part one: What are the common causes of miscarriage?

Part one: What are the common causes of miscarriage?

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Miscarriage is the most common complication in pregnancy, but many people don’t understand why it occurs. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains some of the most typical reasons for pregnancy loss.

Treating postpartum depression with complementary or alternative medicine

Treating postpartum depression with complementary or alternative medicine

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Many patients wonder if there are “natural” treatments they can use to manage or prevent postpartum depression. Dr. Harrison looks at existing complementary and alternative medicines and explains the relative benefits, drawbacks, and why these therapies should be approached with caution.

Can we diagnose and treat depression faster?

Can we diagnose and treat depression faster?

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Two new studies at UT Southwestern will help physicians find a way to diagnose and treat depression faster and more accurately.

Can breastfeeding help prevent diabetes?

Can breastfeeding help prevent diabetes?

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A new clinical trial will examine whether breastfeeding can help women reduce their risk for developing diabetes. Learn more and see how you or a loved one can participate.

Can the weather impact your pregnancy?

Can the weather impact your pregnancy?

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There are many theories that weather can affect aspects of pregnancy. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer looks at the evidence behind these claims, and provides recommendations for handling extreme weather when pregnant.

Part Two: Assisted reproductive technologies and fetal risk

Part Two: Assisted reproductive technologies and fetal risk

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Assisted reproductive technologies can help women struggling with fertility to conceive. But using ART carries some risks. In part two of this series, Dr. Morgan explains the possible risks to fetuses conceived via ART.

Cancer clinical trials open for participants

Cancer clinical trials open for participants

 

These and other trials offer access to treatment options that would otherwise be unavailable to patients in the region – including a new investigation on acute myeloid leukemia.

Network of community clinics continues to grow

Network of community clinics continues to grow

 

Over the past five years, UT Southwestern has expanded beyond its main campus in the Southwestern Medical District to locations throughout Dallas – and now Fort Worth, as well.

New epilepsy facility enhances ability to diagnose, treat seizures

New epilepsy facility enhances ability to diagnose, treat seizures

 

The eight-bed monitoring unit open at Zale Lipshy University Hospital is a safe place where physicians can analyze a patient’s EEG and pinpoint a seizure’s source.