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Seeking Participants in Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy Trial for Snoring (PATS)

Pediatric Clinical Update - March 2018 UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Sleep Center is seeking participants for the Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy Trial for Snoring (PATS), a research study looking at the best care for children who have...

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HIV and Cardiovascular Disease Does It Manifest Differently in Sub:Saharan Africa?

UH researcher reports on first study in this population to use calcium scoring, will probe role of latent TB infection Innovations in Cardiovascular Medicine & Surgery - Fall 2018  Christopher Longenecker, MD Do people living with HIV in...

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Clinical Trial at UH Seeks to Improve Outcomes for TAVR Patients

Two anti-platelet drugs studied for their effect on platelet function and immune activation post-procedure Innovations in Cardiovascular Medicine & Surgery - Fall 2018  David A. Zidar, MD, PhD Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has...

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Investigating Treatments for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

UH Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center advances clinical research and therapies to treat Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis UH Digestive Health Institute - Winter 2018  Fabio Cominelli, MD, PhD  Maneesh Dave, MD, MPH  Jeffrey Katz, MD A...

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MAGMA and EXHALTED Trials Seek Ways to Monitor Disease Progression and Improve Outcomes

Trials employ novel imaging technologies for high-risk cases Innovations in Cardiovascular Medicine & Surgery - Fall 2018  Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD  Mirela Dobre, MD, MPH Physicians of the Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute at University...

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Chasing the Dragon

JAMA study led by UH neurologists finds inhaled heroin may trigger catastrophic brain damage Heroin users are increasingly inhaling heroin, which may trigger catastrophic brain damage and lasting dementia in the long term in what has become an...

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