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At UH, a team is engaged in research aimed at developing better, less invasive ways of identifying the various severe asthma sub-types - with the ultimate goal of providing more personalized, targeted therapies for patients.
Babies exposed to particulate air pollution while in the womb are at increased risk of having altered sleep patterns as toddlers -- a condition that may have lifelong, irreversible effects on their overall health, says new research.
A lung infection called bronchiolitis is the most common reason young children get admitted to the hospital. A research team led by doctors at UH Rainbow has new findings that may help doctors take care of the sickest children with this illness.
When it comes to getting the best treatment for breast cancer, accreditation matters. Here's how to evaluate a hospital when you're seeking treatment for breast cancer.
A new surgical technique can help patients undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery avoid numbness in the genital area -- a complication that occurs in up to 25 percent of patients undergoing the procedure.
Since 1994, colorectal cancer has increased 51 percent among those under age 50. Learn when you should start thinking about a colorectal cancer screening.
What if health care focused less on healing in the hospital and more on keeping you healthy at home? And what if everyone in the health care system were aligned to provide the greatest value for your health care dollar?
Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation carry some cardiac risk, either immediately or later on.