Latest Texas Children's Hospital Stories

2011-07-18 10:31:00

New procedure significantly reduces risk of patient complications and recovery time HOUSTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is the first hospital in the world to use real-time MRI-guided thermal imaging and laser technology to destroy lesions in the brain that cause epilepsy and uncontrollable seizures.

2011-07-12 13:31:00

-The 20-year affiliation aims to enhance access for families in Central Texas and across the state to leading edge pediatric care close to home -Joint focus on shared programs will yield more specialized pediatric services in regions with diverse and growing needs throughout the state of Texas -Partnership will enhance current programs in academic medical research, health professional education, clinical training, and health outreach with a focus on improved outcomes and care for a growing...

2011-07-08 13:15:00

HOUSTON, Texas, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Medical & Sleep Specialists proudly announces that Dr. Melissa Jones has joined Dr. Joshua Rotenberg in pediatric neurology practice. Originally from Houston, Dr. Jones is proud to be able to serve the community in which she was raised.

2011-06-29 11:54:00

HOUSTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital in Houston announced today that it is the first pediatric hospital in the United States to implant an artificial heart into the chest of a 17-year-old patient as the only option to save his life.

2011-06-20 07:30:00

PHOENIX, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Arizona facing its share of tragedies lately - economically, politically and most recently the wildfires which have impacted thousands of residents - the community has found comfort in rallying together to celebrate the grand opening of the new Phoenix Children's Hospital.

2011-05-27 13:31:15

Cells, like ordinary households, produce "garbage" – debris and dysfunctional elements - that need disposal.

2011-05-17 11:54:00

One of only 11 children's hospitals nationally, and the only one in the entire southern region, to earn "Honor Roll" distinction HOUSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has once again been named as a national leader among pediatric hospitals in U.S.News & World Report's 2011 edition of Best Children's Hospitals.

2011-05-04 16:13:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A high school prom is a rite of passage that most teens are eager to experience. But for kids who require kidney dialysis three times a week, the prom seems like only a fantasy.

2011-04-18 19:55:48

Passport for Care, an innovative, web-based system that guides health care for pediatric cancer survivors, is poised to have an even wider impact as it is now being made available to the more than 220 institutions of the Children's Oncology Group.

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