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A New Stent Graft Made From a 3-D Image of the Patient’s Anatomy Is an Option for People Suffering From an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

A new stent graft made from a 3-D image of the patient’s anatomy helps fix abdominal aortic aneurysms in patient's who otherwise have few options.
5-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Investigational Therapy Focuses on Slowing Progression in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s

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Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease currently have no treatment options to slow brain cell deterioration. Researchers at Houston Methodist’s Nantz National Alzheimer Center are studying an investigational drug that proposes to do...
20-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Moving Single Cells Around -- Accurately and Cheaply

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Scientists have figured out how to pick up and transfer single cells using a pipette -- a common laboratory tool that's been tweaked slightly. They describe this engineering feat and preliminary test results in a recent issue of the Journal of...
19-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Houston Methodist Researchers Using NIH Grant to Examine Molecular Basis of Transplant Rejection

Transplant immunologists at the Houston Methodist Research Institute will receive about $1.6 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study pathological antibodies produced from activated memory B cells during the...
19-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Houston Methodist and Texas A&M Join Forces to Enhance Physician Education and Research Innovation

Houston Methodist and Texas A&M Health Science Center are partnering to bring more innovative research and medical education to the state through new health professions degree programs in the Texas Medical Center.
1-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Lung Cancer Study Focuses on a More Targeted Treatment Option

A new study offered at Houston Methodist Hospital will compare an emerging immunotherapy drug to an existing chemotherapy drug and look at the effects both drugs have on the development of non-small cell lung cancer, a type of cancer which makes up...
24-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Parents Should Stock Up on Healthy Food for Growing Teens

Refrigerators and pantries across the country are bracing for the seasonal assault from teenagers who are now done with school and will eat most of their meals at home for the summer months.
3-Jun-2014 2:35 PM EDT

Eating Pretty: Five Foods for Radiant Summer Skin

Chances are you have seen glow-enhancing creams and serums lining the shelves of your local supermarket.
28-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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Twitch the Knots Away

Whether recovering from an injury or dealing with everyday aches, tight muscles can be a pain in the neck. Functional dry needling is a new therapeutic treatment that stimulates twitches to provide pain relief.
29-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Better Healing for Your Achilles’ Heel

In most surgeries, damaged tissue is cleaned out before surgeons make the necessary repairs. However, a new minimally-invasive surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon actually uses the damaged tissue to help repair the tear.
4-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Knee Implant Saves the Ligaments

A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person’s knee feel and move just like the original.
22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

New Heart Procedure Safer for Women

Instead of going through the groin during heart catheterizations, physicians can now insert the catheter through a patient’s wrist, a less traumatic and safer option for some patients — especially women.
14-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

A New Knee

In 2010, Bonnie Egbert, a veteran of more than 20 marathons, had to quit running due to excruciating pain caused by her right knee joint rubbing bone on bone.
3-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Baby-Safe Hand Relief

From weird cravings to swollen feet, pregnant women deal with a lot during those nine months Some women even suffer from hand pain when there are simple, baby-safe options to treat the symptoms.
11-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Media Experts to Discuss the New FDA Anti-Smoking Ads Targeting Teens and CVS Phasing Out Tobaccos Products in the U.S.

6-Feb-2014 11:00 AM EST

Mouthguard Myths

After every play, we all see the athletes adjusting their mouthguards, but what do they actually protect? Houston Methodist sports medicine experts discuss important facts about mouthguards.
21-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

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