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Male infertility: Treating the physical and emotional side effects

Male infertility is an all-too-common problem. Tolulope Bakare, M.D., discusses current and developing treatments – including for mental health side effects.

Brain

Brain mapping unlocks treatments for movement, mental health disorders

Disruptions in the brain’s communication network can cause severe depression, tremors, and seizures. See how brain mapping helps control symptoms and improve quality of life.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

How shockwave therapy helps heal sports and overuse injuries

Stubborn tendonitis or sports injury? See how ESWT – extracorporeal shockwave therapy – can cure chronic conditions such as plantar fasciitis without surgery.

Mental Health

Bipolar disorder: Myths vs. realities about the chronic mood swings

Bipolar disorder affects 7 million U.S. patients but still is often misunderstood. Two experts separate myths from facts and discuss treatment options in this MedBlog.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Monkeypox facts for pregnant and breastfeeding patients

As monkeypox spreads, pregnant and breastfeeding patients are raising concerns. Get facts about prevention and treatment in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Eyes and Vision

Understanding uveitis: A vision-threatening but treatable eye disease

Uveitis, a rare inflammatory eye disease, is among the leading causes of blindness in people under 40. Jennifer Cao, M.D., discusses uveitis in this MedBlog.

Digestive; Prevention

Gut health hacks on TikTok: What really works to improve digestive function

Dr. Josephine Ni explains what "gut health" really is, and why TikTok trends like cleanses and supplements probably won't help your digestive health in the long run.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Comprehensive tests for fertility may help estimate chance of getting pregnant – now or later

Whether you’re waiting to get pregnant for career or other reasons, a fertility assessment may help determine the chances of having a baby in your 30s.

Men's Health; Women's Health

UT Southwestern ranked No. 1 hospital in DFW for sixth straight year

UT Southwestern has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in North Texas for the six years in a row, and ranked nationally for 9 specialties areas of health care.

Prevention; Women's Health

Personalizing birth control to minimize health risks

Certain types of birth control can cause health risks, such as blood clots. But personalized planning can help patients choose a safe, effective option. Learn more.

Plastic Surgery

Laser resurfacing can rejuvenate your face and skin

Discover how laser skin resurfacing helps reduce the appearance of age-related skin conditions such as discoloration, wrinkles, and rosacea.

Back and Spine; Orthopaedics and Rehab

Solving the back pain puzzle, one spine area at a time

Back pain doesn’t always indicate a problem with the spine – it can start from a variety of sources. UT Southwestern specialists Drs. Carlos Bagley and Kavita Trivedi explore what can cause upper and lower back pain and how to find relief.

Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

Kangaroo care: Health benefits for newborns and parents

Kangaroo care, or skin-to-skin contact, has many doctor-recognized benefits for newborns and parents. Research suggests it can reduce postpartum depression risk by 25%.

Aging; Discovery

Laser surgery treats gum disease, cold sores, and more

Laser therapy for gum disease offers fast healing, less pain, and reduced need for stitches. Avra Miriam Louis, D.D.S., discusses the many uses of laser for dental health.

Pediatrics

How parents can help kids avoid asthma attacks and control symptoms

Asthma is the most common chronic illness in U.S. children. Tanya Martinez-Fernandez, M.D., discusses tips for parents to help reduce kids’ asthma attacks.