News & Events

First transcatheter implant for diastolic heart failure successful

Next to a dime for perspective, this small wire device is designed to hold open a surgically created hole in the heart of diastolic...

Serious health risks associated with energy drinks

  To curb this growing public health issue, policy makers should regulate sales and marketing towards children and adolescents and set upper limits on caffein A...

Birth season and disease risk explained

  Global birth season study links environment with disease risk In utero environmental exposures may explain why birth month correlates with some diseases Studies have shown that...

Today is World Diabetes Day

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease caused by high levels of blood sugar (glucose) in your body. This can happen when your body does...

Hospitals & Treatments

Fasting kills cancer cells of most common type of childhood leukemia

  UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that intermittent fasting inhibits the development and progression of the most common type of childhood leukemia.nt This strategy...

TRAVEL TIPS

Air travel health tips

Make airplane travel safer and more comfortable. Here are some tips: *Carry enough of all of your medicines to last your whole trip in your...