There's only one really bad thing about the anti-clotting pill Pradaxa. You can't fall or get cut while taking it because once you start bleeding, there's almost no way to stop it. There's no reversal agent, no antidote.
Houstonian defends his grandmother in disputeThere's a mini-storm in Canada these days over the University of Toronto awarding an advanced degree to a student for a thesis that calls Holocaust-education programs "racist." Jennifer Peto's thesis, entitled The Victimhood of the Powerful: White ... More >>
Research done without consent, suit saysA former doctor and faculty member at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston claims that she was fired because she blew the whistle on other doctors who used mental health patients as research guinea pigs without proper or legal consent. ... More >>
Local woman hides drugs in vagina
For a few hours yesterday, the lead story at Chron.com gravely warned Houstonians on the dangers of mixing generators and video games. Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston evidently found that this happened often in the blacked-out weeks in the wake of Hurricane Ik ... More >>
How taking a Parkinson's disease wonder drug apparently makes some people want to gamble and have sex all the time
Troubled hand surgeon Michael Brown pursues custody of his two children
There'll be no waivers for patients in this experimental blood-substitute program
Harris County jailers are in no hurry to hand out meds to inmates with AIDS. Inmates claim this and other lockup practices endanger their lives.
Need emergency psychiatric care in Harris County? Have a seat. Or call a cab.