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Early detection of ovarian cancer

Early detection of ovarian cancer September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month It’s estimated that more than 22,000 U.S. women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer this year, and more than 14,000 women will die from the cancer. Although ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest cancers among women, survival rates are highest when cancer…
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Feeling blue? Practicing yoga might help boost your mood

Feeling blue? Practicing yoga might help boost your mood New research shows the exercise may ease depression If you’re a devout yogi, your downward dog poses may have more health benefits than just to your physical well-being. New research shows practicing yoga, in conjunction with traditional therapy, is effective in boosting your mood and decreasing depression.
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Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies

Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies Premature babies face a number of potential health threats after they are born. But how can hospitals predict when complications might become dangerous? And are these signs of problems — such as cerebral palsy, autism and developmental delays — that might appear later in life?…
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Is coffee drinking the answer to longevity?

Is coffee drinking the answer to longevity? Studies link moderate coffee habits to lower death risks  The answer to a longer life might be at the bottom of your coffee cup. Recent articles published in the Annals of Internal Medicine show that increased coffee drinking may decrease risk of death. But how you take your…
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Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best

Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best U.S. News and World Report releases Best Children’s Hospitals, Dell Children’s in top 50 for pediatric orthopedics For the second consecutive year, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is nationally recognized for its excellence in pediatric orthopedics, according to the U.S. News and World Report list…
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Seton, Dell Medical School partner up to tackle Alzheimer’s disease

Seton, Dell Medical School partner up to tackle Alzheimer’s disease Collaboration aimed at long-term Alzheimer’s genetics, biomarkers study Imagine being able to take a blood test that detects your risks of developing Alzheimer’s, and then getting a pill to prevent the disease from ever taking hold of your brain. A statewide partnership between seeks to make that vision a reality one…
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Care teams perform Dell Seton’s inaugural trauma drill

Care teams perform Dell Seton’s inaugural trauma drill STAR Flight, trauma pros practice for new teaching hospital opening The trauma care team at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas teamed up with Travis County STAR Flight for its inaugural trauma drill, a training exercise to prepare clinicians for the medical situations…
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New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s

New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s At nine years old, Sofia Dahlberg is a typical vivacious and active kid. When not playing volleyball or tennis, she’s honing her acting skills, most recently as Miss Hannigan in her school’s performance of Annie. But because of an abnormal heart rhythm (cardiac arrhythmia) diagnosed at age…
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