Posted on A request for money to fight the Zika virus is stalled in Congress, and health experts are getting frustrated. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Washington, D.C., explains why.
Posted on Officials say they would use the money to clean up potential breeding sites, expand mosquito surveillance, and conduct door-to-door educational campaigns.
Posted on More female veterans call Texas home than any other state in the country, according to 2015 figures. One nonprofit group in Houston ensures that female veterans get a safe space to receive counseling and learn from one another's experiences
Posted on Reps. Gene and Al Green are pushing for Congress to appropriate the full amount the White House has requested for the effort to combat the mosquito-borne disease. The House of Representatives has allocated less than a third, while the Senate has agreed to little more than half.
Posted on Promoters hope the conference, now in its third year, can help convince outsiders that Houston is a competitive bio-science hub, on par with Boston and San Francisco.
Posted on The Texas Medical Center conducted a large survey comparing opinions about healthcare issues in five populous states: California, Florida, New York, Ohio and Texas. Some of the results may surprise conservative politicians.
Posted on A conversation about David Vetter between his mother, Carol Ann Demaret, and his pediatric immunologist, Dr. William Shearer.
Posted on Zubik v. Burwell is the fourth case related to the President Obama's Affordable Care Act reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted on The Dragon left the International Space Station on Wednesday morning and splashed into the Pacific in the afternoon.
Posted on Harris County operates one of the largest mosquito control operations in the country, with more than 50 scientists and technicians who trap, freeze, and grind up mosquitoes to test for viral threats such as West Nile and dengue.
Posted on Professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum wins national bioengineering prize for her research and work with Rice students
Posted on California pair will fight charges in case stemming from undercover videos they made last year at the Planned Parenthood in Houston
Posted on The project will ensure the historic teaching hospital retains the highest “level one” trauma designation
Posted on Experts warn the U.S. Gulf Coast has the right weather conditions and mosquito populations to facilitate local transmission of the virus. Health officials have confirmed the virus can cause birth defects in exposed newborns, although the exact level of risk is unknown.
Posted on Scientists estimated how contagious the virus is in Colombia — and that gives us some clues to how it might spread in the U.S.