CRI Scientists Pinpoint Gene Likely to Promote Childhood Cancers

DALLAS – Aug. 11, 2014 – Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have identified a gene that contributes to the development of several childhood cancers, in a study conducted with mice designed to model the cancers.If the findings prove to be applicable to humans, the research could lead to [...]

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Children’s Medical Center Dallas concludes national pediatric seizure study

DALLAS (August 5, 2014) – Children’s Medical Center Dallas, along with its research partner, UT Southwestern Medical Center, have completed a five-year pediatric seizure study comparing the effectiveness and safety of two commonly used drugs for treating status epilepticus, an ongoing seizure disorder. Researchers from the Perot Family Center for the Care of Brain and [...]

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Virtual connections aimed to ease stress, anxiety at Children’s Medical Center Dallas

DALLAS – (July 25, 2014) – The prescription for helping alleviate stress and anxiety in hospitalized children may not be one which is filled in the pharmacy. Instead, the preferred recommendation may just need a few taps on a tablet. A new program promoting video interaction with family, friends and schoolmates by hospitalized children is [...]

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Selfie-steem and Relationships: Balancing Our Perspective of the Selfie Generation

When people who take selfies are not suspected of being narcissistic, they are often believed to have low self-esteem. In fact, some argue that posting selfies is a cry for attention. It is true that some who post selfies are probably narcissistic; whereas, some likely have low self-esteem. But taking a more balanced perspective means [...]

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Are Selfies Creating a Generation of Narcissists?

Some say that selfies are creating a generation of narcissists. Others argue that selfies and social networking sites are simply reflecting an old human tendency, just on a more public forum. Still, others provide an alternative perspective on the potential utility of selfies. A simple online search of “selfies and narcissism” readily elicits provocative headlines [...]

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