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.
Patients, friends and their loved ones walk side-by-side with their physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals to provide support and get answers on how Texans can improve their health and live happier lives.
Nora’s Home is the first ever long-term facility offering extended stay and support programs for organ transplant patients. It is an affordable housing alternative for transplant patients, as well as their families.
In the largest in-depth scientific study of its kind on the safety of teen weight-loss surgery, researchers report few short-term complications for adolescents with severe obesity undergoing bariatric surgery.
A San Antonio physician has been named new president of the board for the Large Urology Group Practice Association, the association representing 121 large urology group practices and 20 percent of the nation’s urologists
The most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S. are fostering a wave of painkiller addiction. Prescription opioids are the focus of the Seton Mind Institute’s first-ever National Institutes of Health-sanctioned clinical trial.
The Texas chapter of the March of Dimes Foundation has been named the top chapter in the organization for the work in the fields of healthy pregnancies, premature births and birth defects through programs and services across the state.
Everolimus, a drug commonly used to treat cancers and prevent rejection of transplanted organs, has been found to reduced the occurrence of seizures in patients with a genetic disorder called tuberous sclerosis complex.
For spinal cord injury patients ‘fear’ is a part of everyday life, especially the fear that they may never have the life they once enjoyed. As a quadripertic Daniel Curtis faces that fear daily from his wheelchair.