Stories

The visionary app that helps with your referrals

The visionary app that helps with your referrals

 

UT Southwestern’s new radiology app makes it easy to refer your patients for world-class imaging services.

UTSW broadens use of endoscopic surgery to remove skull-base tumors

UTSW broadens use of endoscopic surgery to remove skull-base tumors

 

North Texas patients have a minimally invasive option for tumors at the base of the skull: endoscopic skull-base tumor resection. Meet the UTSW team that performs about 150 of the procedures each year.

Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education

 

First CME courses of 2017 focus on GI, neuromuscular, and bone diseases.

Normal Pregnancy Symptoms: Here’s What to Expect

Normal Pregnancy Symptoms: Here’s What to Expect

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Many pregnancy symptoms are completely normal. Know what to expect as your body changes during the next 9 months.

Vic’s story: Glioblastoma and a ‘Magic Johnson miracle’

Vic’s story: Glioblastoma and a ‘Magic Johnson miracle’

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Vic Zanetti talks about being diagnosed and treated for grade 4 glioblastoma, and how he plans to keep outrunning it until medicine can catch up.

Homing in on Blood Pressure Monitoring

Homing in on Blood Pressure Monitoring

 

Monitoring your blood pressure at home can be an important way to track your heart’s health. Check out these tips to help ensure you’re getting an accurate reading.

6 Healthy Eating Tips for Big Game Day

6 Healthy Eating Tips for Big Game Day

 

It’s time for the big game. Don’t put yourself on the sidelines afterward with some unhealthy snacking. Instead, savor these tips from our nutrition coach.

Heart of the Matter: A Two-Sided Tale

Heart of the Matter: A Two-Sided Tale

 

Desperately ill heart patient Davy Hobson came to UT Southwestern for treatment on – of all days, Valentine’s Day – seemingly short on options. But his odds increased considerably when UTSW specialists took a creative approach to save his life while they awaited a heart for transplant.

Weighing the Risks: Obesity Now Tied to 11 Types of Cancer

Weighing the Risks: Obesity Now Tied to 11 Types of Cancer

 

Obesity is not only detrimental to your heart health; it also has a link to nearly a dozen types of cancer. Learn which ones and how to reduce your cancer risk.

Study: Can Better Heart Health Stave off Alzheimer’s?

Study: Can Better Heart Health Stave off Alzheimer’s?

 

UT Southwestern researchers are trying to determine whether regular aerobic exercise and taking specific blood pressure and cholesterol medications can help preserve brain function.