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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).
5-Apr-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tailoring Nanoparticles to Evade Immune Cells and Prevent Inflammatory Response


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.
4-Apr-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement as Effective as Surgery in Intermediate Patients

Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today unveiled first-ever clinical data from the Surgical Replacement and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (SURTAVI) Trial, which was presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 66th Annual Scientific...
17-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Houston Methodist Hospital Announces First Implant of New FDA-Approved Stent Graft to Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease

A new stent opens up iliac arteries, the three arteries that run from the end of the aorta down to the pelvis and legs. When these arteries are clogged it can cause a whole host of problems.
8-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Houston Methodist Hospital Offers the World’s Smallest Pacemaker

A pacemaker the size of a nickel can now be implanted in patients.
2-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cytotoxins Contribute to Virulence of Deadly Epidemic Bacterial Infections


Beginning in the mid-1980s, an epidemic of severe invasive infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes), also known as group A streptococcus (GAS), occurred in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. The public became more aware of...
31-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Drug That Improves Blood Flow in Damaged Heart Might Also Fight Breast Cancer

Researchers are looking at a drug once used to improve blood flow in damaged hearts in thousands of patients as a possible treatment option for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC).
6-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Silent Heart Attack

Women often neglect their own heart health during the holidays and can suffer serious health problems.
12-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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.
24-Mar-2017 12:05 AM EDT

Dr. Eric Haas Available to Speak to Media on Rising Colorectal Cancer Rates of Young People


1-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST

Houston Methodist Infectious Disease Research Expert


28-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

5 Tips to Help Alzheimer’s Families Have Happier Holidays

Dealing with Alzheimer’s disease can be difficult any time of year, but the holidays present unique challenges for patients and their families.
22-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

CRISPR-Gene Editing Breakthrough Expert


17-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

Texans, GE and Houston Methodist Collaborate on Concussion Care

The Houston Texans and GE are collaborating with the Houston Methodist Concussion Center to fund a two-year pilot project to bring specialized concussion care via telemedicine to athletes in rural areas.
9-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

Cancer-Fighting 'Trojan Horse' Sparks Hope in Human Trials


3-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Men Also at Risk for Osteoporosis

Screening women for osteoporosis is now routine, however, when it comes to men, most are never screened and therefore suffer the consequences of the disease. In the U.S., nearly 1.5 million men over 65 have osteoporosis, and another 3.5 million men...
5-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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