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2009-09-01 10:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital is the first hospital in Houston to feature the CyberKnife((R)), a noninvasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors.

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2009-06-12 10:25:00

The IShow is for young inventors what "American Idol" is for young performers, and a pair of local researchers has won a coveted spot in the IShow finale in Palm Desert, Calif., this weekend.

2009-06-10 07:00:00

DALLAS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- When he arrived at Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital Oct. 20, 2008, Michael Hulshouser was a quadriplegic, stricken by Guillain-Barre Syndrome and barely able to lift his head.

2009-06-04 04:00:00

- Objectives Include Interoperability, Collaboration, Clinical Research Advancement - SAN FRANCISCO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas M. D.

2009-05-08 13:17:00

HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I had cancer. I have cancer. I will always have cancer." So begins Professor James S. Olson's richly detailed chronicle of the birth and growth of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center to international eminence.

2009-05-06 04:00:00

Broadest Extension of M. D. Anderson Clinical Services Outside of Houston PHOENIX, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Banner Health and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center announced they will create the M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center here.

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2009-04-16 07:55:00

For the first time in the United States, a stroke patient has been intravenously injected with his own bone marrow stem cells as part of a research trial at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

2008-12-08 18:13:00

Center Named in Memory of Leading Health Advocate Congressman Mickey Leland WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today announced the appointment of Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S.

2008-11-13 09:00:36

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- RediClinic LLC announced today that it is opening its 15th Houston-area convenient care clinic in the new H-E-B store located at Bunker Hill and I-10. The 926-sq.-ft.

2008-10-17 09:00:27

DALLAS, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned gastrointestinal (GI) specialists recently converged on Methodist Dallas Medical Center to participate in the largest live endoscopy course ever offered in Texas.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.