UT Southwestern research

Dallas UTSW Scientists Find Source of Rapid Weight Gain From Antipsychotics

by | May 13, 2021
Scientist Chen Liu and his colleagues published new findings that suggest a way to counteract the extra weight that can lead patients to stop taking their medication. Possibilities include a recently FDA-approved drug to treat genetic obesity.
COVID obesity study
STUDY: If You’re Obese, Being Young May Not Protect You From COVID-19, UTSW Researchers Find
by | Nov 17, 2020
People under age 50 are "more likely to be hospitalized, need a ventilator, and die from COVID-19 if they're severely obese," a new study says.