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Can timing of food affect lifespan?

Dr. Joseph Takahashi, noted for discovering the first gene controlling biological clocks in mammals, addressed the topic at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting where he was awarded the Gruber Neuroscience Prize for his pioneering work in...
18-Oct-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Implanted Memories Teach Birds a Song

A new songbird study that shows memories can be implanted in the brain to teach vocalizations – without any lessons from the parent.
1-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTSW researchers identify molecule linking weight gain to gut bacteria

Good bacteria that live in the guts of mammals program the metabolic rhythms that govern the body’s absorption of dietary fat.
27-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AI helps scientists predict depression outcomes

Two studies led by UT Southwestern provide evidence for the impact of biology by using artificial intelligence to identify patterns of brain activity that make people less responsive to certain antidepressants. Put simply, scientists showed they can...
25-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UTSW researchers identify new pathway that controls fat formation

In work suggesting new therapeutic targets to fight obesity, UT Southwestern researchers have identified a novel mechanism that regulates the creation of fat in mammals.
17-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exercise could slow withering effects of Alzheimer’s

Exercising several times a week may delay brain deterioration in people at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study that scientists say merits further research to establish whether fitness can affect the progression of dementia.
13-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

At-home blood pressure tests more accurate for African Americans

At-home measurements are more accurate, less expensive, and easier to obtain than blood pressure screenings done in medical settings.
16-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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In memoriam: Professor Emeritus of Surgery Dr. Robert McClelland, provided emergency care to President John F. Kennedy

Professor Emeritus of Surgery Dr. Robert N. McClelland, a nationally renowned surgeon and educator, and one of the last surviving members of the Parkland Memorial Hospital surgical team who worked on President John F. Kennedy after he was shot in...
16-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Texas Mandate: Largest High Schools to Report All Concussions to Statewide Registry

Starting this fall, the biggest public high schools in Texas are required to report all sports concussions to a central database as part of one of the nation’s largest statewide endeavors to track brain injuries in youth athletics.
21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Reconsider the 'Peanuts and Cracker Jacks'

11-Apr-2019 4:20 PM EDT

Psychology Behind Tax Procrastination

Research shows that most people file taxes based on how much cash they have on hand and if they expect a payment or a refund,
10-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Scientists Weigh in on Debate to Quash Daylight Saving

14-Mar-2019 2:35 PM EDT

Rate of Highchair Misuse Climbs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports a 25 percent leap in children injured using highchairs – the biggest jump in large-volume categories that included highchairs, strollers, cribs/mattresses, and infant carriers.
18-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST

Time for Dallas to Capitalize on Biotech Potential

Dallas is well-known for its oil industry, corporate headquarters, and technology startups. But did you know that the science behind some of the best-selling prescription drugs of all time was developed here?
17-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST

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UT Southwestern Leads Expert Consortium Refining Prognosis of Invasive Kidney Cancer

24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Commentary: Pain Sufferers – and Physicians – Need Alternatives to Opioids

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, Texas is taking some important steps in the battle, from improved monitoring of prescription painkillers to expanded programs to treat addiction.
13-Mar-2018 3:25 PM EDT

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