Digestive and Liver Stories

What is fatty liver disease, and what are we doing to treat it?

What is fatty liver disease, and what are we doing to treat it?

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Fatty liver disease can lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer and the need for liver transplant. Dr. Lee discusses risks and clinical trials for a new treatment.

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

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Studies show rising colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Beg discusses how a healthy lifestyle and proper screening can reduce the risk.

Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education

 

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

Living without a pancreas: Is it possible?

Living without a pancreas: Is it possible?

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The pancreas is a vital part of the digestive system and helps regulate blood sugar. Rebecca Minter, M.D., and Jessica Abramowitz, M.D., explain how it’s possible to live without one.

Hepatitis C doesn't have to be a life sentence

Hepatitis C doesn't have to be a life sentence

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Hepatitis C is a manageable diagnosis and living a healthy life can slow the advances.

UTSW researchers unveil discovery about acid reflux

UTSW researchers unveil discovery about acid reflux

 

For nearly a century we may have been pointing at the wrong culprit as the source of acid reflux damage. What’s really to blame?

Feel Good ... or Look Good?

Feel Good ... or Look Good?

 

Bruce Meyer, M.D., M.B.A., Executive Vice President for Health System Affairs, shares his thoughts about the spring 2013 issue of UT Southwestern MED magazine.

Well-Known Wrinkle Reducer Could Revolutionize Overactive Bladder Treatment

 

A well-known wrinkle reducer could change overactive bladder treatment in women.

3 Questions with Roopa Vemulapalli, M.D.

3 Questions with Roopa Vemulapalli, M.D.

 

Can’t stomach those digestive problems anymore? Some causes, when they’re serious, and how to avoid them.

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