Small Test Group Shows ALS Patients’ Own Cells May Provide a Safe Pathway to Slow or Halt Progression of the Deadly Degenerative Disease
Removing ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) patients’ own dysfunctional cells, fixing them, then putting them back in patients’ bodies is a safe, well tolerated process that has been shown to slow or halt disease progression in a small number...
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Exploring the heart from the inside out is now possible with a new app from Houston Methodist.
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By using artificial intelligence, Houston Methodist researchers are able to predict hospitalization outcomes of geriatric patients with dementia on the first or second day of hospital admission. This early assessment of outcomes means more timely...
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Two Houston Methodist cancer researchers have been awarded a half million dollars in funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to further research two of the most lethal, difficult-to-treat cancers that...
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Texas already has a moderately high rate of flu cases in September. This doesn’t look good for flu season, which was uncharacteristically low last year because of masks and people isolating. Houston Methodist experts are encouraging the community...
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Patients with prior COVID may be twice as likely to have unhealthy endothelial cells that line the inside of the heart and blood vessels, according to newly published research from Houston Methodist. This finding offers a new clue in understanding...
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Houston Methodist researchers present clinical evidence supporting the safety and efficacy of injecting pain medication directly into the tibia during knee replacement surgery for better postoperative pain management. The study revealed patients...
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A new study at Houston Methodist shows that that a new temperature-controlled radiofrequency intervention is a safe and effective way to improve symptoms of chronic rhinitis. Chronic rhinitis involves symptoms such as a near constant runny nose,...
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Thoracic oncologist available on how climate change is impacting lung cancer rates and the effectiveness of immunotherapy
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Surgeons Remove Grapefruit-Sized Tumor From Man’s Brain; Implant 3D Computer Generated Prosthetic Skull Piece
Patient Chris DeHart had a massive meningioma that required 9 surgeries and 3 surgical specialties to remove. He relied on a Houston Methodist 'dream team' of surgeons to solve his case.
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A silver lining is emerging amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Influenza numbers are way down – 98 percent down, according to the CDC. Locally, during flu season last year, Houston Methodist’s system of eight hospitals saw 250 to 450 flu cases per...
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Principal Investigator for COVID-19 drug with FDA Emergency Use Authorization available to speak on limited government supply of drug and pending clinical trials
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Houston Methodist oncologist available to comment on NCI model predicting 10,000 additional breast/colorectal cancer deaths due to COVID-19
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