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...
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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
• 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
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
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
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
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
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...
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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.
22-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST
17-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST
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
3-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT
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
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
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
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