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...
6-Nov-2017 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
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.
14-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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...
16-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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...
11-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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.
7-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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.
5-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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
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
Athletes at all levels are pressured to be physically superior, which can cause many to overlook their mental health needs.
10-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT
Just because there is no tackling, jumping or running does not mean golfers are immune to injury.
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Dealing with Alzheimer’s disease can be difficult any time of year, but the holidays present unique challenges for patients and their families.
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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.
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