Recent advancements have made epilepsy surgery safer and more effective. Dr. Lega discusses when physicians who care for patients with epilepsy should consider referring them for a surgical evaluation.
Diagnosed at age 3 with a rare genetic disorder, Ryan Dant was not expected to live beyond age 10. But thanks to his parents who never lost hope and a clinical trial at UT Southwestern, the now 29-year-old recently finished college and is looking forward to life’s next chapter. “It’s an incredible story,” says UTSW’s Elizabeth Maher, M.D., Ph.D., one of the specialists on his team.
UT Southwestern researchers are trying to determine whether regular aerobic exercise and taking specific blood pressure and cholesterol medications can help preserve brain function. Obesity is not only detrimental to your heart health; it also has a link to nearly a dozen types of cancer. Learn which ones and how to reduce your cancer risk.