• Blogs

    December 18, 2007

    Cyberonics Sells Patent Rights for Pacemaker-like Device, HouStoned Headline Writer Inexplicably Not in Mood to Make "Heart" Pun

    Houston-baed Cyberonics has sold patent rights on the Pulse Generator, a controversial device implanted into a patient’s chest. The $9.5 million deal grants Cincinnati-based Ethicon Endo-Surgery exclusive rights to use the pacemaker-like device in certain obese patients for the treatment of hypert ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 8, 2007

    Explosive Fits

    Very bad behavior and exuberant joy meet at the Alley

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2006
  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Awards Time

    Press staffer wins first place in regional contest

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    Awards Time

    The Houston Press and two of its writers are named finalists in a regional journalism contest

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Exposed Nerve

    Cyberonics has implanted its pacemaker in thousands of epileptics. It wants to expand to the depression market. Still needed: an accounting of those who died or were injured after receiving its implant.

  • Film

    January 28, 1999

    French Twist

    Desperate village youths delivera grim Life of Jesus

  • Calendar

    November 10, 1994