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New Study Brings Hope to Liver Cancer Patients

Patients with cholangiocarcinoma, a form of liver cancer, were never candidates for liver transplant in the past. However, a new study looking at treating these patients with chemotherapy treatment first.
11-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Houston Methodist to Bring Successful Sepsis Reduction Program to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Houston Methodist Global Health Services is working with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Health to decrease sepsis across the entire area.
10-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Houston Methodist Leads International Clinical Research for Rare Neurodegenerative Disorder

A rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder will soon be the focus of an international clinical research effort led by Houston Methodist and funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of...
10-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Identify Compound That Prevents Breast Cancer Stem Cells From Activating in the Brain

Researchers at Houston Methodist used computer modeling to find an existing investigational drug compound for leukemia patients to treat triple negative breast cancer once it spreads to the brain.
21-Mar-2018 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Renowned Cardiologist Says New Blood Pressure Guidelines Not Good for All

One of the nation’s leading cardiologists is challenging the new hypertension guidelines, perhaps sparing up to 10 million people from unnecessarily aggressive blood pressure treatments. His team’s study results appear March 7 in the Journal of...
7-Mar-2018 1:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Technique May Help Prevent Repeat Jones Fractures

A metal plate might be the cure for a common foot injury seen in athletes and people on their feet all day, according to new research conducted at Houston Methodist.
2-Mar-2018 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites


Houston Methodist Hospital Reaches Heart Transplant Milestone

Houston Methodist Hospital performed its 1000th heart transplant. The hospital's first was performed by Dr. Michael DeBakey in 1968 as part of the world's first multi-organ transplant. The patient is a 23-year old man who suffers from Becker's...
24-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Stress Causes Stress on Hearts

People who have lived though natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey are under a great amount of stress putting their lives back together. A cardiologist tells us that this type of stress, in a roundabout way, can do damage to the heart.
28-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rare Side Effect of Flu Puts Young Men at Risk

This year’s flu season has been one of the worst in recent memory causing thousands of people to be hospitalized. The virus can be particularly dangerous for young men who can experience nerve damage caused by the body’s response to the flu.
1-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST


Tiny Antibiotic Beads Fight Infections After Joint Replacement

More than 1 million people undergo total joint replacements each year, and nearly 10,000 will develop infections. To reduce this infection risk, a Houston Methodist orthopedic surgeon created small antibiotic beads that are implanted with the new...
9-Jan-2018 6:05 PM EST

Treatable Condition Could Be Mistaken for Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder

Researchers at Houston Methodist believe that a significant number of people diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have a treatable immune system condition. A new research study could have a significant impact on the millions...
13-Dec-2017 1:00 AM EST

Tips for a Safe, Enjoyable Holiday Trip for Families with Disabilities

The holiday season is filled with travel as many families drive or fly to spend time with loved ones, but traveling with a disability can create unique challenges for some families.
30-Nov-2017 7:05 PM EST

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

1-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST


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28-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

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