Gout, a form of inflammatory arthritis, happens when there's too much uric acid in the blood. It's dangerous because it can not only affect joints but can also spread to major organs in the body.
Melissa Wilson talks with Dr. Michael Chang of UT Health and Dr. Misti Ellsworth with Children's Memorial , booth parents as well as health experts, about the COVID-19 vaccine for children.
A couple in Nebraska was shocked to find out they were having triplets, then they learned there was a major complication. They raced to Houston for a life-saving in-utero surgery and as Melissa Wilson reports their babies not only survived but are thriving.
Sally MacDonald talks with Dr. Peter Hotez about the COVID-19 vaccine roll out and the 2 types of vaccines currently available and some of the other vaccines under development that will be coming in 2021. New surveys show confidence in the vaccine is growing .
MD Anderson is holding a virtual "Camp on the Go" this summer to ensure young patients and siblings are still able to participate.
Medical students in Houston have formed a group to help with everything from groceries to pet care. FOX 26's Melissa Wilson reports that one answered the call to help by assisting parents with tutoring their child under the guidance of a certified speech pathologist.
Denise Middleton talks with Dr. Ashak Balasubramanyam from Baylor College of Medicine about the need for plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients.
As patients are returning to the medical center for postponed surgeries during the coronavirus shutdown, the need for blood is becoming more urgent and the Gulf Coast area blood bank is in short supply. Melissa Wilson talks with Theresa Pina about how people can help.
Melissa Wilson talks with Dr. Mehmet Oz about personal risk assessment as states are reopening and the public is venturing out from the stay at home isolation of the past several weeks.
Melissa Wilson talks with Dr. Brad Lembcke, Chief Medical Officer of CHI St. Luke's Health about health and safety steps being taken as patients return for elective procedures.
Doctors at Texas Oncology are concerned that patients are hesitant to return for testing and missing the advantage of an early diagnoses f cancer when there are more treatment options and higher success rate. Most clinics are open and doctors are encouraging people to come for cancer screenings.
Dr. Stephanie Campbell from Kelsey Sebold Clinic talks with Sally MacDonald about the Sirtfood diet, explaining what sirt foods are and advising the best way to lose weight is proper diet, exercise and lifestyle change for healthy weight loss.
Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine talks about the donation of one million dollars by Tito's Vodka for COVID19 vaccine research
Dr. Michelle Udayamuthy from Kelsey Sebold offer some timely advice on keeping our skin healthy during the summer months.
Justin Sullivan, 8, takes his first stroll through the pediatric intensive care unit following a 12-hour brain tumor removal operation.
Melissa Wilson reports on how people are helping Houston's homeless population get tested for COVID 19
Melissa Wilson talks with Dr. Mike Cirigliano about the pulse oximeter and why the sudden interest in them.
Melissa Wilson talks with CanCare CEO Cristina Vetrano and volunteer Lloyd Rachal about their virtual efforts to continue to provide emotional support for cancer patients and their caregivers.
Chiild vaccination rate are dropping as parents avoid the doctor's office during the coronavirus crisis. Melisa Wilson talks to Jessica Lanerie a pediatrician with Kelsey Sebold Clinic
Doctors and agencies are working around the world to create a COVID-19 vaccine, but a new study seems to show, the virus has mutated into 30 different strains. David Martin reports that means a single vaccine may not help immunize everyone.