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New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.

07/16/2013

Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks (Photo GEORGE FREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Mark Cuban Teams With SMU To Research Flopping

A Cuban-owned company has awarded a grant of more than $100,000 to Southern Methodist University to conduct a study of the forces involved in flopping.

06/07/2013

This photo, taken on October 29, 2010, shows wind turbines at work. (credit: TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ground Broken On Texas Wind Turbine Testing Site

Ground has been broken for a large-scale wind turbine testing facility in the Texas Panhandle.

06/05/2013

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CBS 11 I-Team Puts Mosquito Repelling Products To The Test

Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, which are the very that carry the West Nile virus? Thankfully you don’t have to, because researchers did just that to help the CBS 11 I-Team.

CBS 11–05/22/2013

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Partial Fix Found In Mice For Genetic Disease

In a promising step against a genetic disease that causes deafness and gradual loss of vision, scientists have partly restored hearing with a single injection to young mice.

02/09/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

AIDS Research Offering Hope, But Local Docs Still Skeptical On Cure

Research on opposite sides of the globe suggest breakthroughs in the search for a cure for AIDS. While the studies are exciting some, local doctors are urging caution.

01/26/2013

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Study Links Kids & Fast Food To Asthma

A study published in the respiratory medicine journal Thorax suggests the more fast food your child eats, the more likely they are to have develop asthma.

CBSDFW.COM–01/15/2013

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What’s More Important For Kids, Good Grades Or Social Life?

If you picked good grades, you’re wrong.

01/10/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Report: Texas Public Research Universities In Peril

They’re doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers. But a new report argues the mission of the country’s 101 major public research universities is imperiled by budget cuts.

09/25/2012

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Breakthrough Plaque Test Could Help With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease often goes undiagnosed for years, and that means treatment is started too late. But, a new test now available in North Texas could change that.

07/20/2012

Baxter signage is visible outside its corporate offices in Deerfield, Illinois. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Small Study: Drug May Help Stabilize Alzheimer’s

For the first time, researchers are reporting that a treatment might help stabilize Alzheimer’s disease for as much as three years, although the evidence is weak and in only four patients.

07/17/2012

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Autism Research Needs Teeth

The U.T. Health Science Center is asking for help in better understanding what causes autism.

07/15/2012

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