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Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatments Need to Have Heart Tested

Chemotherapy treatment is a necessary evil in the fight against most cancers and has prolonged life for millions of people. However, many cancer survivors suffer from an increased risk of heart problems related to the toxic effect some chemotherapy...
1-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Finding a Living Donor Has Many Advantages for Patients Needing Kidney Transplant

More than 120,000 people are currently on the kidney transplant waiting list, some waiting anywhere from four to six years. Some of those people will die before the new kidney comes. Asking a family member or friend to donate a kidney might be...
13-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hanging the Holiday Lights Can Be Dangerous...for Your Feet

Many people fall off ladders when putting up holiday lights and severely damage their feet.
3-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Computational Science Guru to Help Build Intelligent Operating Room of the Future

Marc Garbey, Ph.D., has joined Houston Methodist as scientific director of the Center for Computational Surgery. He was previously professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of...
2-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Extra Caffeine to Deal with Holiday Hustle and Bustle Might Be Masking a More Serious Problem

Many people will use caffeine to give them the extra boost they need to get everything done for the holiday season. However, a Houston Methodist internist says the need for more caffeine might be masking some serious sleep problems.
18-Nov-2015 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

People Unaware of Fatty Liver Disease Could Make the Problem Worse with Holiday Overindulgence

Most of us will seriously overeat between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Those people walking around with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease could make the condition a lot worse, opening them up to serious diseases.
16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Personalizing Breast Cancer Subtype Detection Strategies

The National Cancer Institute awarded Houston Methodist investigator Randa El-Zein, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., a $2.8 million, five-year U01 grant to combine mammography features with blood-based biomarkers to more precisely predict a woman’s risk for...
12-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Extra Holiday Stress Could Be Rough on a Woman’s Heart

Women put so much stress on themselves to make everything perfect for everything. This unnecessary pressure is not good for their heart health.
9-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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OBGYN Expert from Houston Methodist is available for interviews regarding the Zika Virus


22-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

Cancer Biomarker Researcher Brings Team to Houston Methodist


12-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

Preventing Memory Loss Before Symptoms Appear

The Nantz National Alzheimer Center at Houston Methodist Hospital is part of a landmark clinical trial that looks at removing a key protein from the brain to prevent memory loss at least a decade before symptoms are noticed in healthy older adults.
8-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Having a Family History of Heart Disease May Indicate the Need for an EKG

30-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Expert Tips Help Minimize Risk of Concussions in Young Athletes

28-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Athletes Should "Drink to Thirst" to Avoid Hyponatremia

27-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Brain Scientist Horner Joins Houston Methodist Neurological Institute


The Houston Methodist Neurological Institute's new Center for Neuroregenerative Medicine scientific director is Philip Horner, Ph.D., an expert on the use of stem cells to replace damaged brain and spinal cord tissue.
22-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Eat Healthy This Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July quickly approaches, people are preparing delicious side dishes to take to backyard cookouts. Unfortunately, these high-calorie side dishes can create a challenge for people who want to maintain or lose weight while still...
29-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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