May 9, 2023

The 7 Best ECG at Home Monitors of 2023

John Higgins, MD, was quoted in a Health article about at-home ECG monitors. The story also appeared on Yahoo! Sports.

May 9, 2023

Higgins’ paper discusses how to be great physicians

A recent paper from John P. Higgins, MD, MBA, MPhil, professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, on the “Ten Traits of Great Physicians,” has been published in the American Journal of Medicine. In the article, Higgins shares tips gathered from experiences throughout…

May 5, 2023

2023 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the Department of Internal Medicine winners of the 2023 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards. Rodeo Abrencillo, MD Omowunmi Aibana, MD Bindu Akkanti, MD Reem Al-Dallal, MD Jane Andrews, MD Ben Barnett, MD Sameeksha Bhama, MD Divya Bhamidipati, MD Karthik…

May 3, 2023

CDC offers new guidelines on COVID-19 vaccinations, recommending booster amid new variant

Luis Ostrosky, MD, spoke to Houston Public Media about new COVID-19 vaccination guidelines.

May 3, 2023

Walk to fight, spread awareness of Sarcoidosis in Bellaire this weekend

Gautam Sikka, MD, appeared on FOX 26 News to talk about sarcoidosis and how his clinic and a multidisciplinary group of doctors are treating it. The segment also ran online. Read the full story…

May 3, 2023

Biden Would End His Second Term at 86. What Could That Mean for His Brain and Body?

Holly Holmes, MD, was interviewed by the New York Times about how our bodies and minds change as we age. Read the full story…

May 3, 2023

Long COVID could be to blame for your sleep issues. 3 tips for getting your nights back on track

Luis Ostrosky, MD, talked to Fortune about how long COVID can affect your sleep. Read the full story…

April 21, 2023

The role of immune cells in the intestines

For the study, the researchers conducted several experiments on the intestines of mice. They used various imaging techniques, including flow cytometry and immunofluorescence microscopy, and performed mRNA sequencing on tissue cultures from the colon. In the end, they found that…

April 21, 2023

A deadly fungus with mysterious origins is raising alarms

Candidas auris, which is spreading around the world, is difficult to detect and even harder to treat. Here’s what we know about it so far, and who’s at risk. In 2009, a new fungus was found in Tokyo, swabbed from…

April 21, 2023

More than one-third of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of air pollution: Report

More than one-third of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to an annual report published by the American Lung Association. The 24th iteration of the State of the Air report determined 19 million fewer Americans…