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The New Gold Standard?: First-ever prostate cancer treatment uses gold nanoparticles to destroy tumorous cells

A small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). It is the first trial of its kind in the world....

The Power of Telemedicine: Long-distance expertise — and a new best friend — prove the perfect stroke remedy for Betty

Betty Ozen has a spring in her step again, thanks to her quick-acting daughter, the wonders of telemedicine and a helping paw from Jojo....

Deep Brain Stimulation and Mental Health: Novel experimental therapy gives new hope to patients with treatment-resistant depression

An experimental treatment option now available for the first time in North America for people struggling with treatment-resistant depression has researchers optimistic....

Lighting the Way of Heart Repair: A Q & A with Catalin Loghin, M.D., on interventional cardiac imaging

Mention sound waves and your favorite song or someone’s voice may come to mind. But to a cardiologist, sound waves mean echocardiograms....

Have Yourself a Safe Holiday Shopping Season:

While hunting down the perfect gift for Aunt Sally or rushing to whip up a revered family recipe, the last thing on your mind this holiday season might be your safety and security. To help keep this celebratory season a happy one, experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) offer holiday shopping safety tips.