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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

Prototype Lab in a Needle Could Make Real-Time, Mobile Laboratory Testing a Reality


Researchers at Houston Methodist, along with collaborators at two major Singapore institutions, have developed a lab in a needle device that could provide instant results to routine lab tests, accelerating treatment and diagnosis by days.
28-Sep-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Houston Methodist and Weill Cornell Receive Nearly $3 Million to Identify Lung Cancer Therapy Targets


The National Cancer Institute awarded Houston Methodist and Weill Cornell a multi-million dollar U01 grant to identify non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapy targets critical to identifying how tumors interact with surrounding cells.
21-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heart Attack Risk Increases 16-21% with Use of Common Antacid


Adults who use proton pump inhibitors are between 16 and 21 percent more likely to experience a heart attack than people who don't use the commonly prescribed antacid drugs, according to a massive new study by Houston Methodist and Stanford...
8-Jun-2015 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Houston Methodist Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center Teams Perform First Multi-Organ Transplant That Includes Skull and Scalp


Surgical teams from Houston Methodist Hospital and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center successfully transplanted, for the first time, a scalp and skull while performing kidney and pancreas transplants.
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Gene Therapy, Surgery Could Mean Eight More Months for Sickest Brain Cancer Patients

21-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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