Posted on · Episode: 2823 Gilles de la Tourette and Hypnotic Crimes. Today, hypnotic crimes.
Posted on · Medical experts share their new reports and findings on this disease, plus, how you can help raise awareness and support for research.
Posted on · What are we learning from those in their 90s and 100s about longevity?
Posted on · Lawmakers in several states are debating age limits to play certain sports.
Posted on · Dr. Julia Jones with Houston Methodist joins Houston Matters to answer listener questions about treating their headaches and migraines.
Posted on · (Above: A researcher studies brain scans of a patient inside an MRI, in a video from Houston Methodist.)Houston Methodist recently conducted a study concerning music's effect on the brain. In the study, the subjects were placed in an MRI machine and exposed to various types of pre-selected music and plain speaking, and then a song […]
Posted on · Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor in the departments of pediatrics, molecular and human genetics, neurology and neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, has had a roller-coaster life. While in medical school in Beirut, civil war forced her to the U.S. Once arriving here, she received her medical degree as a pediatric neurologist from Meharry Medical College […]
Posted on · On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the latest ruling on new laws concerning the handling of fetal remains, and we interview Dr. Huda Zoghbi about her award-winning work at the Baylor College of Medicine. Also, we cover the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the week's news, and indie rock group Islands performs in our studio.
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 · We’ve come a long way from the “This is your brain on drugs" PSA where a man breaks an egg into a frying pan and uses that to demonstrate what happens to your brain when you take a harmful substance. How harmful drugs are and what they really do to us is becoming more widely […]
Posted on · March 23 marked the 10-year anniversary of the fatal Texas City explosion. Fifteen workers died and about 180 others were injured amid a series of explosions at the BP oil refinery in Texas City. As described in coverage from the Texas Tribune and Houston Chronicle, warnings from the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board […]
Posted on · Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy are familiar with potential side effects, including whatâs commonly known as âchemo brainâ â some struggle to concentrate, or have memory problems during a course of chemotherapy. There are treatments to mitigate such effects, but mostly, patients just have to live with it until their treatment is over. AÂ new […]