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Why daylight saving time may be bad for your brain and health

Daylight saving time can interfere with a person’s sleep schedule, but it also has been linked to increased rates of depression, heart attack, stroke, cancer, and car accidents. UT Southwestern's Dr. Joseph Takahashi explains why the time change is bad for your brain and health.

Discovery; ENT; Men's Health

Advanced sinus surgery relieves nasal polyp symptoms – without a long recovery

Nasal polyps can make it difficult to breathe, sleep, or enjoy your daily life. Learn how advanced sinus surgery can get patients back to breathing easier – with less pain and a shorter recovery than traditional sinus procedures.

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Once-weekly insulin shot could simplify the future of diabetes treatment

Ildiko Lingvay, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.S., discusses research on a weekly insulin injection currently in development for both Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes.

"Make no mistake, COVID-19 is not just 'a bad case of flu.' It's much worse. Even if you get a mild case, people you infect might not. We can't afford to trivialize COVID-19."

Brain; Discovery

Taking aim at tau to develop Alzheimer's breakthroughs

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.