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Houston Methodist Receives Award for Implantable HIV Drug Delivery Device

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The Houston Methodist Research Institute’s department of nanomedicine is the recipient of this year’s AIDS Foundation Houston Shelby Hodge Vision Award. Alessandro Grattoni, Ph.D., nanomedicine department chair at the Houston Methodist Research...
1-Dec-2016 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Small Amount of Alcohol Could Mean Trouble for Women

The holiday season sometimes brings with it excessive alcohol consumption. Women need to be aware that even a lit bit of holiday cheer can cause some serious health problems.
21-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Smart Drug Targets the Deadliest Brain Cancer for Destruction

Study Highlights • Designed a smart drug that only targets and kills GBM brain cancer cells. • Validated a compound that sensitizes GBM tumors to chemotherapy and results in a significant extension of life in an animal model.
21-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Enjoying the Holiday Season Heartburn Free

Calorie-laden meals, decadent treats, and festive drinks inundate people from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, inviting the fiery sensation of heartburn and bitter taste of reflux as unwelcome guests to the holiday festivities.
15-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Deep Vein Thrombosis Can Turn Holiday Fun Into a Nightmare

Millions of people will be traveling next week for Thanksgiving. Deep vein thrombosis can fatal for travelers if they sit for too long on a plane or in a car.
14-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Houston Methodist Researcher Recognized by AHA’s Circulation Research Editorial Board

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Research published by a Houston Methodist team led by John Cooke, M.D., Ph.D., received high accolades at this year’s American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
14-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

10 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

The holiday season is officially in full gear and with it comes the tempting Thanksgiving-to-New-Year’s food fest. During the holiday season, good eating habits spiral out of control and exercise plans are thrown out the window resulting in...
10-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Malaria Immunity: Researchers Discover Key to Long-Lasting Protection and Potential Vaccine Targets

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Houston Methodist researchers have discovered a set of immune proteins that facilitate long-lasting immunity against malaria. In a study recently published in Immunity (online Oct. 25), researchers reported that elevated production of specific...
7-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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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

Common Allergy Medication Worsens Restless Leg Symptoms

Allergy season can be the worst time of year for people suffering with restless legs syndrome because popular over the counter medications can make symptoms much worse.
4-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Dementia Treatment Delayed Due to Misdiagnosis

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Many patients showing signs of dementia are quickly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when they might actually suffer from frontotemporal dementia, delaying the appropriate treatment for them.
24-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

Using Umbilical Cord Blood to Speed Stroke Recovery

A new study will evaluate the use of whole umbilical cord blood to help the brain heal quicker after an ischemic stroke.
15-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

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