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.
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.
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.