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Digestive; Mental Health; Nutrition

What causes GI issues in teens – and how to get them to talk about it

For some students, heading back to school sparks excitement. For others, it's a source of new or worsening gastrointestinal pain. In this week’s MedBlog, Nandini Channabasappa, M.D., discusses why school stress can provoke GI issues and how to treat them.

Back and Spine; Prevention

Why the location of back pain is only part of the diagnosis

We often think of spine pain in terms of neck pain, upper back pain, or lower back pain. But there’s much more beyond the location that matters. Ankit Patel, M.D., discusses several other important factors to consider, as well as how to avoid recurrent back pain.

Plastic Surgery

3 body-contouring plastic surgery procedures to fight fat and loose skin

Love handles or loose skin can make it tough to feel confident among friends or colleagues. Find out how 3 body-contouring procedures help patients achieve the look and self-confidence they want and what they must do to have lasting results. Learn more.

Brain

Invisible acoustic neuroma surgery removes tumors with no visible scarring

Invisible acoustic neuroma surgery is an advanced technique for tumor removal that results in no visible scarring. UT Southwestern is one of just two centers in the U.S. to offer this procedure.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Unraveling the mystery – and misery – of frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a mysterious, miserable condition we face as we age. When sleepless, painful nights began to affect Tim Rogers’ work as editor of D Magazine, he sought help from Michael Khazzam, M.D., and potentially cut his recovery time by 75%. Learn more.

Back and Spine

Adult scoliosis can be a pain in the back and legs

Adult scoliosis can cause low-back pain, but it’s often leg pain or sciatica that drives patients to the Spine Center. In this week’s blog, find out how scoliosis can affect the legs and back and how many patients can overcome symptoms without surgery.

Cancer; Plastic Surgery

BIA-ALCL: 5 questions and answers about a cancer linked to breast implants

BIA-ALCL is a lymphoproliferative disorder of the immune system that can affect women who have had certain kinds of breast implants. Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about this disease.

Eyes and Vision

AI and virtual reality: The future of cataract surgery has arrived

Artificial intelligence and virtual reality are making cataract surgeries more precise and improving patient outcomes. In this week’s MedBlog, two eye surgeons discuss how they use these technologies to treat patients with cataracts. Learn more.