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
A pacemaker the size of a nickel can now be implanted in patients.
2-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Beginning in the mid-1980s, an epidemic of severe invasive infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes), also known as group A streptococcus (GAS), occurred in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. The public became more aware of...
31-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers are looking at a drug once used to improve blood flow in damaged hearts in thousands of patients as a possible treatment option for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC).
6-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Women often neglect their own heart health during the holidays and can suffer serious health problems.
12-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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
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
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