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Texas Legislature Preview, and Impact of Government Grants on Research: Monday’s Show (January 9, 2017)

Posted on · The Texas Legislature is back in session tomorrow (Jan. 10, 2017). Back on the first day bills could be filed for the session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released his list of top ten priorities for the session. But what are the legislative priorities for the rest of the state’s lawmakers this session? On this edition […]

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Houston Study Offers Hope for Slowing the Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on · A drug study being conducted at the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at Houston Methodist Hospital may offer some hope slowing down brain cell deterioration in patients with mild to moderate forms of Alzheimer's disease. We discuss the research with Nantz Medical Director Dr. Joseph Masdeu, and welcome your questions about caring for loved ones suffering […]

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Gun Violence in Houston, Alzheimer’s Research & The Hermann Park Train: Houston Matters for Tues., Dec. 17, 2013

Posted on · Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty children and six adults were killed. A year later, on this edition of Houston Matters, we consider gun violence here in Houston. Does Houston have more or fewer incidents of gun violence than other major U.S. cities? Is […]