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REMOTE-CONTROLLED IMPLANTABLE DEVICE DELIVERS HIV PREVENTION DRUG

A Houston Methodist research team received a nearly $4 million grant to test a transcutaneously refillable implant that administers pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs to subjects at risk of HIV-exposure.
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TEXAS A&M PLANNING TO CREATE MEDICAL SCHOOL FOR PHYSICIAN ENGINEERS AT HOUSTON METHODIST HOSPITAL

Texas A&M University is planning to create an innovative engineering medical school at Houston Methodist Hospital to educate a new kind of doctor, pending appropriate approvals, who will invent transformational technology for health care, officials announced today.
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COMMON ANTACID LINKED TO ACCELERATED VASCULAR AGING

Chronic use of some drugs for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) speeds up the aging of blood vessels, according to a published paper in Circulation Research (early online), an American Heart Association journal. This accelerated aging in humans could lead to increased cardiovascular disease, vascular dementia and renal failure.
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