For many households of Mexican descent in the United States, the days following Thanksgiving aren’t only about wrapping gifts but also about wrapping tamales.
12/3/2013 2:00 PM EST
Attracted by the decadent treats, fried meats, and festive cocktails of the Thanksgiving-to-New-Year feast, heartburn can be an unwelcome guest during the holidays.
12/2/2013 8:00 AM EST
A new blood test for the early detection of breast cancer was shown in preliminary studies to successfully identify the presence of breast cancer cells from serum biomarkers.
11/14/2013 11:00 AM EST
Joseph C. Masdeu, M.D., Ph.D., the first physician-scientist to detect an early imaging feature of Alzheimer’s disease, joins Houston Methodist Hospital as director of the Nantz National Alzheimer Center.
11/13/2013 1:00 PM EST
Most people think about deep vein thrombosis when they hop on a plane or get in the car for long holiday trips. However, not paying attention to the warning signs could be fatal.
11/11/2013 10:00 AM EST
Experts from Houston Methodist Hospital address the recent FDA proposal to eliminate trans fat from the food supply.
11/11/2013 9:30 AM EST
More than two decades ago, Ryan Vincent had open brain surgery to remove a malignant brain tumor, resulting in a lengthy hospital stay and weeks of recovery at home. Recently, neurosurgeons at Houston Methodist Hospital removed a different lesion...
11/4/2013 8:45 AM EST
Houston Methodist Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grant From National Institutes of Health to Study Another Way to Cure Atrial Fibrillation
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center Cardiologists will look at a new way to cure atrial fibrillation. The procedure was developed by Miguel Valderrabano, M.D., a Houston Methodist cardiologist and lead investigator
10/29/2013 9:35 AM EDT
Before heading out on a ski vacation, most people prepare by reserving a room, booking a flight, packing their winter clothes and, of course, their skis. However, if they do not prepare their body, they might end up spending more time in the...
11/20/2013 11:00 AM EST
For families living with Alzheimer’s, finding joy during the holidays can be challenging. By managing expectations and planning early, holidays can still be happy and memorable for every family.
11/1/2013 10:00 AM EDT
For avid runners, training for the next marathon never stops. While it’s important to focus on running faster or farther, Houston Methodist physicians encourage runners to expand their training regimen and are providing the following tips for...
10/28/2013 12:00 PM EDT
If your Halloween costume includes changing your eye color, think twice before wearing cosmetic contact lenses.
10/25/2013 9:30 AM EDT
A microgravity experiment will examine the fundamental physics of the chemical and physical properties that control nanoparticles' movement through nanochannels -- something scientists know very little about.
5/13/2013 1:00 PM EDT
8/30/2012 3:45 PM EDT
Dr. Brian Miles, a urologist with The Methodist Hospital, answer questions about prostate cancer and tries to help patients determine fact from fiction. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
8/30/2011 8:45 AM EDT
Although disappointed by the retirement of the Space Shuttle program, a former astronaut and a biochemist who has flown experiments aboard the last two U.S. space shuttle missions both believe the outlook on research in a near-zero gravity...
7/22/2011 12:30 PM EDT