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...
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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.
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The effectiveness of cancer vaccines could be dramatically boosted by first loading the cancer antigens into silicon microparticles, report scientists from Houston Methodist and two other institutions in an upcoming Cell Reports.
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A http:team of international scientists has identified hundreds of possible new genes in mice that could transform benign skin growths into deadly melanomas.
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Researchers at Houston Methodist have invented a new, ex vivo lung cancer model that mimics the process of tumor progression. Tests of the model are published this month in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery (now online).
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An experimental drug that attacks brain tumor tissue by crippling the cells' energy source called the mitochondria has passed early tests in animal models and human tissue cultures, say Houston Methodist scientists.
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A new clip helps older patients with mitral valve prolapse and who are not strong enough for open surgery.
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Scientists say they know how white adipose cells -- often called "bad fat" -- can be
converted into "good," brown adipose in mice using little more than a synthetic stand-in for thyroid hormone.
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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.
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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...
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