COVID-19 affects different people in different ways

08-22-2021

COVID-19 affects different people in different ways

Infected people have had a wide range of symptoms reported – from mild symptoms to severe illness.

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Multiple Sclerosis Facts You Should Know

Multiple Sclerosis Facts You Should Know

07-16-2021

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease, which means it affects your nerves. It’s also an autoimmune disease.

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COVID-19’s Delta variant: What you need to know

COVID-19’s Delta variant: What you need to know

07-10-2021

information from MD Anderson Cancer July 7, 2021

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Texas Children’s Hospital again ranks among the best children’s hospitals nationally by U.S. News & World Report

Texas Children’s Hospital again ranks among the best children’s hospitals nationally by U.S. News & World Report

06-27-2021

https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/pediatric-rankings

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Ovarian Cancer Screening Exams

Ovarian Cancer Screening Exams

06-09-2021

At this time, ovarian cancer screening is recommended only for women at increased or high risk. That’s because they have a higher chance of getting the disease.

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Recommendation from MD Anderson Cancer Center

Recommendation from MD Anderson Cancer Center

05-17-2021

MD Anderson strongly recommends that men talk to their doctor about the risks and benefits of prostate screening.

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RECOMMENDATIONS from MD Anderson Cancer Center

RECOMMENDATIONS from MD Anderson Cancer Center

05-11-2021

Skin cancer screening is recommended only for adults at increased risk. That’s because they have a higher chance of getting the disease.

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Recommendations from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Screening Exams for Man

Recommendations from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Screening Exams for Man

04-30-2021

Cancer screening exams are medical tests done when you are healthy, with no signs of illness. They can find cancer early, when the chances for successfully treating the disease are greatest. MD Anderson recommends the following schedule of screening exams for men.

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Recommendations from MD Anderson Cancer Center

Recommendations from MD Anderson Cancer Center

04-21-2021

Cancer screening exams are medical tests done when you are healthy, with no signs of illness. They can find cancer early, when the chances for successfully treating the disease are greatest. MD Anderson recommends the following schedule of screening exams for women.

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Recommendations from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Screening Exams for Women

Recommendations from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Screening Exams for Women

04-01-2021

Screening Exams for Women Cancer screening exams are medical tests done when you are healthy, with no signs of illness. They can find cancer early, when the chances for successfully treating the disease are greatest. MD Anderson recommends the following schedule of screening exams for women.

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COVID-19 vaccination and Cancer

COVID-19 vaccination and Cancer

03-15-2021

Physicians at MD Anderson are seeing an uptick in mammograms and other diagnostic imaging exams showing potential findings that can be confused with cancer in patients who’ve recently received one of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

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2020-21 BEST HOSPITALS

2020-21 BEST HOSPITALS

03-07-2021

U.S. News announces the 2020-21 Best Hospitals honor roll and specialty rankings, which includes the top 20 highest performing hospitals across 16 specialties and 10 procedures and conditions. This year 134 hospitals received a ranking in at least one adult specialty.

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A mammogram during the COVID-19 pandemic

A mammogram during the COVID-19 pandemic

02-24-2021

Is it safe to get a mammogram during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Vaccination against COVID-19 in Texas Medical Center

Vaccination against COVID-19 in Texas Medical Center

01-31-2021

As of yesterday, 137,126 people have received 1 dose from TMC institutions

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MD Anderson – Hematology News

MD Anderson – Hematology News

01-18-2021

A study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that axi-cel, an autologous anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, is a safe and effective first-line therapy for patients with high-risk large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL), a group with an urgent need for new and effective treatments.

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New breakthroughs in breast implants provide hope for breast cancer patients

New breakthroughs in breast implants provide hope for breast cancer patients

12-29-2020

For decades, women who have recovered from breast cancer or had preventive surgeries have dealt with imperfect solutions for how their breasts look and feel after a mastectomy. The problem is more than aesthetic; mismatched breasts can lead to body insecurity and a feeling of being less feminine.

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Novel engineered tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) for the treatment of solid tumors

Novel engineered tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) for the treatment of solid tumors

12-09-2020

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc. announced a multi-year strategic collaboration designed to expedite the research and development of novel engineered tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) for the treatment of solid tumors

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Cancer's immunotherapy

Cancer's immunotherapy

11-26-2020

Immunotherapy is a treatment option for a growing number of cancers.

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Poor Oral Care May Affect the Accuracy of COVID-19 Tests

Poor Oral Care May Affect the Accuracy of COVID-19 Tests

11-20-2020

Failing to maintain good oral hygiene may result in clinically recovered COVID-19 patients continuing to test positive for the novel coronavirus for longer periods of time, according to a study published in Special Care in Dentistry.

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Dementia care during COVID-19

Dementia care during COVID-19

11-07-2020

Older adults are vulnerable at the onset of natural disasters and crisis, and this has been especially true during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Ongoing tracking of COVID-19 data by TMC

Ongoing tracking of COVID-19 data by TMC

11-04-2020

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

10-02-2020

A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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MD Anderson against COVID-19

MD Anderson against COVID-19

09-22-2020

The MD Anderson Blood Bank is seeking plasma donations from those who’ve recently recovered from a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis (COVID-19 convalescent plasma).

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Micra AV pacemaker regulates as a wireless implant in the heart

Micra AV pacemaker regulates as a wireless implant in the heart

09-14-2020

Houston-area patients who need pacemakers now have local access to a minimally invasive and cosmetically invisible device about the size of a large multivitamin that can make the heart’s chambers harmonize like a symphony.

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Preventing The Spread of The Coronavirus

Preventing The Spread of The Coronavirus

09-07-2020

Maintaining a distance of at least six feet is standard in current safety guidelines to reduce the risk of community spread of COVID-19

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Managing men’s health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic

Managing men’s health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic

09-01-2020

Men’s health is an ideal field for virtual care (either by telephone or by video calling)

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Significant Benefits of Social Distancing

Significant Benefits of Social Distancing

08-20-2020

According to researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the implementation of social distancing policies...

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Know Your Risk Durning COVID-19

Know Your Risk Durning COVID-19

08-11-2020

The Texas Medical Association recently released a chart rating activities based on their risk for contracting COVID-19 disease

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From Texas Medical Center  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions

From Texas Medical Center Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions

07-31-2020

While Texas Medical Center (TMC) institutions are open for care

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Top 5 Tips on Preparing for a Telehealth Appointment

Top 5 Tips on Preparing for a Telehealth Appointment

07-06-2020

Schedule your Telehealth appointment with HHC today https://houston-hc.com/en/consultation Get organized.

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Telehealth Appointments & Medical Documentation Translation

Telehealth Appointments & Medical Documentation Translation

05-18-2020

During this coronavirus pandemic, Houston Health Concierge is focusing on 2 key services.

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CAR T-cell therapy at MD Anderson

CAR T-cell therapy at MD Anderson

12-24-2019

MD Anderson’s CARTOX Program, which oversees care for the hospital’s CAR T-cell therapy patients, is the first stand-alone immune effector cellular therapy program to earn accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.

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TransMedics OCS Lung System aims to increase the number of organs available for transplantation

TransMedics OCS Lung System aims to increase the number of organs available for transplantation

11-25-2019

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Researchers uncover mechanism blocking retina regeneration

Researchers uncover mechanism blocking retina regeneration

07-29-2019

A discovery opens the possibility of one day restoring loss of vision by activating the retina’s ability to regenerate.

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Center for Preventive Cardiology at Texas Children’s Heart Center

Center for Preventive Cardiology at Texas Children’s Heart Center

07-26-2019

A new preventive cardiology center designed to medically manage the risk factors of acquired heart disease in children has opened in Houston. The center offers multidisciplinary, specialized care for children with these risk factors or who have a strong family history of cardiac disease, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure or the diagnosis of Kawasaki disease.

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Reconstructing hope: There are many options available for breast cancer survivors

Reconstructing hope: There are many options available for breast cancer survivors

03-14-2019

Robot surgery makes healing quicker and more comfortable

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WINNERS OF THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE

WINNERS OF THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE

10-02-2018

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Conjoined twins separated during 7-hour surgery at Texas Children's Hospital

Conjoined twins separated during 7-hour surgery at Texas Children's Hospital

01-12-2018

Conjoined twins separated during 7-hour surgery at Texas Children's Hospital

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HOUSTON — The patient

HOUSTON — The patient

10-07-2017

HOUSTON — The patient

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Cancer Pen Could Detect Tumors During Surgery in Seconds

Cancer Pen Could Detect Tumors During Surgery in Seconds

09-04-2017

A handheld “pen” can detect cancer cells within seconds, speeding up diagnosis and helping surgeons more accurately remove tumors.

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Our neurosurgeons successfully perform complex surgeries others won’t attempt

Our neurosurgeons successfully perform complex surgeries others won’t attempt

05-17-2017

Our neurosurgeons successfully perform complex surgeries others won’t attempt

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Knowing What to Expect

Knowing What to Expect

03-12-2017

PreSeek tests for genetic abnormalities

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Making small work of an enlarged prostate

Making small work of an enlarged prostate

01-27-2017

Making small work of an enlarged prostate

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Houston Methodist. New ways to help patients

Houston Methodist. New ways to help patients

12-06-2016

Houston Methodist. New ways to help patients

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Minimally invasive epilepsy surgeries through stereo

Minimally invasive epilepsy surgeries through stereo

11-20-2016

Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center was among the first to perform minimally invasive epilepsy surgeries through stereo

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The Rehabilitation Renaissance

The Rehabilitation Renaissance

06-28-2016

How robotics are helping drive recovery

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