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COVID

Straight answers on Omicron, the fast-moving COVID-19 variant

The highly contagious Omicron variant came on quickly, creating more questions and confusion. UT Southwestern experts provide answers.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Screening for stillbirth risk: Who benefits from additional testing?

Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses updated screening recommendations for pregnant patients at risk of having a stillbirth.

Transplant

Lung transplant team provides relief for patients post-COVID-19

The Post-COVID-19 Lung Clinic at UT Southwestern has helped more than 100 patients who were having difficult breathing months after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Heart

Coffee can make the heart skip beats, but it brews up benefits, too

Coffee can make the heart skip a beat, but that might be OK. Amit Khera, M.D., discusses the findings from the CRAVE study on how coffee can affect heart health, sleep, and exercise.

Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

4 reasons why babies get jaundice and might require immediate treatment

Jaundice in newborns is common, but different types of jaundice require different treatments. Pediatrician Jessica Morse, M.D., discusses the importance of treatment.

Men's Health; Women's Health

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Diagnosing and treating an ‘invisible’ disease

Two Ehlers-Danlos syndrome specialists – and one of their patients – discuss the life-changing impacts of getting an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Pediatrics

Including families in pediatric IBD care improves patient outcomes

Gaith Semrin, M.D., discusses how the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center’s Pediatric Program helps families make more informed care decisions.

Nutrition; Prevention

Lifestyle Medicine: How it could save your life

Behavior changes could prevent several chronic conditions. Bethany Agusala, M.D., discusses the link between lifestyle and disease.

Your Pregnancy Matters

A year in review: Top 5 Your Pregnancy Matters stories in 2021

COVID-19 facts, preeclampsia research, and the truth about epidurals among the top five Your Pregnancy Matters blogs from UT Southwestern.

Plastic Surgery

Diabetic foot ulcers: Surgery options to treat and prevent podiatric emergencies

For patients with diabetic foot ulcers, the UT Southwestern Wound Care Clinic offers surgical options that can help promote faster healing and prevent future problems.