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Researchers Working on Blood Test to Detect Brain Metastases While Still Treatable

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

Women with Risk Factors for Heart Disease Need to Start a Prevention Plan Before Menopause

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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

Cancer Immunotherapy Researcher Brings Team to Houston Methodist

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

Houston Methodist, Automobili Lamborghini Join Forces to Study Implantable Medical Devices

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 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

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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

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Mental Health in Athletes Just as Important as Physical Health

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

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

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1-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST

Houston Methodist Infectious Disease Research Expert

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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

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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

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