It may take a year or more for full vision to return after a traditional cornea transplant, but a less-invasive method can have patients seeing clearly after only a few weeks or months. William Waldrop, M.D., explains.
Bunions are much more than a cosmetic issue – they're a painful structural problem that limits a person’s mobility. UT Southwestern's Dr. Michael VanPelt describes how the advanced surgical procedure lapiplasty bunionectomy can cure the condition with less downtime and low risk of recurrence.
At UT Southwestern, physician-scientists at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute have been hard at work trying to unravel the brain’s biggest mysteries. Dr. Marc Diamond and his lab are making significant progress studying the tau protein and uncovering the fundamental roots of Alzheimer’s in hopes of developing an effective treatment for the disease.
As more people get fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the natural question becomes: when will life return to normal? Brad Cutrell, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist at UT Southwestern, gives you the real answers.
U.S #lungcancer rates have declined for decades, except in one group: Young adults who never smoked. Jonathan Dowell, M.D., discusses what we know about the risks, as well as ongoing research to reveal more answers.
Doulas can help you achieve your desired birth experience. But financial and COVID-19 restrictions can make doing so challenging this year. If you're feeling stuck, consider these "DIY" tips to include doula best practices in your birth plan.
Pregnant patients are now eligible to get the safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., offers logistical tips and information patients need to make their personal vaccination decisions.
Having highly effective COVID-19 vaccines is only half the battle. Kavita Bhavan, M.D., a UT Southwestern infectious diseases specialist, has devised successful strategies to break through the barriers to trust in communities of color, helping them feel more confident about getting vaccinated.
A daughter in Texas gave the gift of life to her mother, literally, when she donated a portion of her liver in the first-ever living-donor liver transplant at UT Southwestern. A year later, both mother and daughter are eager to share their story and help others still waiting for a second chance at life.