Houston Methodist is launching the Center for Immunotherapy Research under the leadership of Shu-Hsia Chen, Ph.D., a cancer immunotherapy researcher recruited from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
7-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers from Houston Methodist and Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini are working together on new carbon fiber materials for implantable devices used in therapeutic drug delivery and orthopedics.
5-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Research led by a Houston Methodist gastroenterologist shows that patients who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for more than two decades have a higher risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
5-Apr-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A Houston Methodist-led research team showed that the systemic administration of nanoparticles triggers an inflammatory response because of blood components accumulating on their surface.
4-Apr-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today unveiled first-ever clinical data from the Surgical Replacement and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (SURTAVI) Trial, which was presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 66th Annual Scientific...
17-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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.
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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...
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Just because there is no tackling, jumping or running does not mean golfers are immune to injury.
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Dealing with Alzheimer’s disease can be difficult any time of year, but the holidays present unique challenges for patients and their families.
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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
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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