Latest News

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Nanomedicine, Chloroquine, cancer drug delivery, chemotherapeutic agents

Age-Old Malaria Treatment Found to Improve Nanoparticle Delivery to Tumors

Oct2017ScientificReportsarticle-Liverschematic.jpg

A new study shows that a 70-year-old malaria drug can block immune cells in the liver so nanoparticles can arrive at their intended tumor site, overcoming a significant hurdle of targeted drug delivery, according to a team of researchers led by Houston Methodist.

Medicine

Channels:

Breast Cancer, Metastatic Breast Cancer, Nanotechnology, nanoparticle generator, triple negative breast cancer, Department Of Defense

DoD Grant to Advance Possible Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment From Lab to Patients in Record Time

A team of Houston Methodist researchers and clinicians received two grants totaling over $15.7 million from the Department of Defense (DoD) to accelerate a possible treatment for metastatic breast cancer.

Medicine

Channels:

Brain Metastases, Blood Test

Researchers Working on Blood Test to Detect Brain Metastases While Still Treatable

Houston Methodist cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk for developing brain metastasis, and also monitor disease progression and response to therapy in real time.

Medicine

Channels:

Mental Health, mental and cognitive disorders, Mental Attitude, mental health and children , Mental health and teens, mental health and athletes, Injuries, sport anxiety, Sport Injuries, Sport Injury, sports medicince, sports medicine doctors, sports medicine orthopedics, Primary Care, primary care sports medicine, school sports, school sports injuries, Athletes, Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Coaches, Parents, Parents And Coaches, Parents And Teens, Athletic Injuries, Athletic Trainer, Athletic Training, team sport, high school sport, High School Sports Injuries, College Sports, Pro Athletes, Professional Sports, mental health and sports

Mental Health in Athletes Just as Important as Physical Health

Athletes at all levels are pressured to be physically superior, which can cause many to overlook their mental health needs.

Medicine

Channels:

Women with Risk Factors for Heart Disease Need to Start a Prevention Plan Before Menopause

KurrelmeyerKarla.jpg

Heart disease is the number one killer of women. However, most women are not treated for the disease until they in their 50s and 60s. This release talks about how women with risk factors need to talk to their doctors in their 40s and get ahead of the game. Also mentions recent study on subject.

Science

Channels:

Cancer, cancer immunotherapy, Tumor Microenvironment, Myeloid Derived Supressor Cells, reprogramming immune cells, immune checkpoint, chronic inflammatory disease

Cancer Immunotherapy Researcher Brings Team to Houston Methodist

Houston Methodist is launching the Center for Immunotherapy Research under the leadership of Shu-Hsia Chen, Ph.D., a cancer immunotherapy researcher recruited from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Business

Channels:

nanotechnnology, Nanomedicine, nan, Lamborghini, carbon fiber composites materials, implantable drug delivery, Implantable Device, Orthopedic Device

Houston Methodist, Automobili Lamborghini Join Forces to Study Implantable Medical Devices

Researchers from Houston Methodist and Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini are working together on new carbon fiber materials for implantable devices used in therapeutic drug delivery and orthopedics.

Medicine

Channels:

IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Gastroenterolgy, Crohn Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Liver Disease, epidemiolgy, metabolic risk factor, Cirrhosis, Liver Failure, Liver Fibrosis

Research Focused on Ties Between Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Research led by a Houston Methodist gastroenterologist shows that patients who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for more than two decades have a higher risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Nanoparticles, Leukocyte, leukosome, protein corona formation, Cardiovascular Disease, Autoimmune Disease, Cancer Therapy, Regenerative Medicine

Tailoring Nanoparticles to Evade Immune Cells and Prevent Inflammatory Response

2017ACSNano-Leukosome.jpg

A Houston Methodist-led research team showed that the systemic administration of nanoparticles triggers an inflammatory response because of blood components accumulating on their surface.

Medicine

Channels:

golf, golf injuries, golfers, Golfer's Elbow, Back Pain, Back Injuries, Back Injury, Back Injury Treatment, Tennis Elbow, lateral epicondylitis, elbow pain, medial epicondylitis, Overuse Injuries, Overuse injury, Wrist Injuries, Wrist Injury, Wrist Pain, golf technique, golf swing, Shell Houston Open, golf tournament

Good Technique Can Lower Golf Handicap, Prevent Injuries

Just because there is no tackling, jumping or running does not mean golfers are immune to injury.







Chat now!