June 10, 2024

Quick stroke treatment and innovative heart surgery by UTHealth Houston allow stroke survivor to return to health

Brenton Parr had felt dizzy like this twice before. But this time, early in the morning, as he looked out of the window of a spare bedroom to check the weather before heading to the gym, it was far worse….

October 3, 2023

Researchers uncover why a gene mutant causes young children to have strokes

A discovery of a mutation in the gene ACTA2 has given researchers, led by Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, with UTHealth Houston, insight into understanding the cause of a rare and progressive problem with arteries in the brain and a cause…

May 9, 2023

Should You Avoid the Sugar Substitute Erythritol?

John Higgins, MD, was quoted in a Newsmax article about a new study which found that the sweetener, erythritol, is linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.