Posted on · Most people associate the human papilloma virus (HPV) with cervical cancer. But HPV causes a number of cancers, including a type of throat cancer that is surging in men.
Posted on · U.S. regulators approved a vaccine to protect against the human papilloma virus (HPV) in 2006, but cancer experts say misconceptions and stigma continue to hamper acceptance by both doctors and parents.
Posted on · One expert worries that a breakdown in form can lead to serious injury. Devotees say that you just need to keep "an open mind."
Posted on · Like many states, Texas faces shortages of doctors and other health workers. A conference at the Texas Medical Center explored the research behind several possible solutions, such as “grand-aides” and dental therapists.
Posted on · Gay Nord returns to her hometown of Houston from San Antonio, where she was president and CEO of Methodist Hospital.
Posted on · NASA says it's simulating a splashdown of its Orion spacecraft in Virginia, this time with crash test dummies, as it prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.
Posted on · NASA measures the thickness and extent of sea ice covering the North Pole to track climate change. A sea ice researcher for NASA talks about what is happening to the ice in 2016, and what the future holds for the Arctic region.
Posted on · Some of the nation’s biggest insurance companies are pulling out of the Texas market for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Did they price themselves out of the market?
Posted on · A Houston lawmaker called for an investigation Monday of the contracting process for the “Healthy Texas Women” program, a state fund that helps low-income women access birth control and reproductive health care.
Posted on · Dr. Reeta Achari is a Houston neurologist who has been seeing more and more patients with nutritional diseases. These patients could afford to buy food, and they weren’t obese, but they did have unexplained symptoms like pain, tingling, brain fog, and fatigue.
Posted on · Critics want to know why the money didn’t go to a more established provider.
Posted on · Officials believe she became infected with the virus in that Latin American country.
Posted on · When a woman agreed to a kidney transplant at Houston Methodist, it created a domino effect that resulted in the largest organ swap in the hospital's history.
Posted on · Texas Children’s Hospital will begin operating a weekly clinic focused on Zika, the virus that is mostly transmitted by mosquitoes. Starting in August, any doctor in the Houston region can refer a pregnant patient to the clinic for evaluation.
Posted on · Baylor will launch the NASA Translational Research Institute on October 1, using a “bench-to-spaceflight” model to speed the movement of new ideas from the lab bench to space.