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News Articles [590 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A Startup Ecosystem Pioneer, Houston Tech Center Closes After 19 Years

Houston—The Houston Technology Center, the city’s oldest organization dedicated to boosting local startups, has been shut down. HTC, founded as a non-profit in 1999, was last October brought u...

World Series studs you should watch -- even if you don't care about the game

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros are meeting in the World Series -- a first for the Dodgers since 1988, and a major win for the city of Houston, which is recovering from the devastation of H...

Gunman kills two at Houston garage, takes his own life

A former worker at a Houston auto repair shop fatally shot two employees on Friday and then committed suicide, Houston police said. "The two people he shot were found dead on the scene," Houston hom...

Texas city refuses to give people hurricane aid unless they pledge not to boycott Israel

A Texas city devastated by flooding after Hurricane Harvey is forcing recipients of financial aid to sign a pledge not to boycott Israel. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said the clause on ...

Police: Man kills 2, then himself at Houston auto shop

HOUSTON (AP) — A man walked into a Houston auto shop where he used to work Friday and fatally shot two employees before going outside and killing himself, police said.

Houston medical device company gets $16M boost

A round of Series C financing pulled in $16 million for Houston-based Procyrion.  -More- 

Young DACA Recipients In Houston Take On Hurricane Harvey -- And Trump

The past couple of months have been tough for undocumented immigrants in Houston.

University of Houston honored for commitment to diversity

(University of Houston) The University of Houston and two of its divisions have been honored with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for the second year in a row. The HEED awards, pres...

PubMed Articles [361 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The location of late night bars and alcohol-related crashes in Houston, Texas.

A study in the City of Houston, Texas, related the location of establishments primarily serving alcohol ("bars") after midnight to late night alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes. There were three da...

Prevalence of and risk factors for anal HPV among a sample of predominantly black men who have sex with men in Houston, Texas.

Young men who have sex with men (MSM) are at increased risk for human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated disease as a result of HPV infection. Our objective was to characterize high-risk anal HPV prevale...

Tuberculosis patients in an Indian mega-city: Where do they live and where are they diagnosed?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major source of mortality in urban India, with many structural challenges to optimal care delivery. In the government TB program in Chennai, India's fourth most populous city, t...

Right to the city, right to health: what are the interconnections?

Right to health intertwines with right to the city: guaranteed access to healthy urban spaces reduces inequities among the population, so that disadvantaged groups can also enjoy positive urbanization...

The cost-effectiveness of PHQ screening and collaborative care for depression in New York City.

Depression is under-diagnosed and under-treated in most areas of the US. New York City is currently looking to close gaps in identifying and treating depression through the adoption of a screening and...

Clinical Trials [334 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Houston Emergency Opioid Engagement System

The purpose of this study is understand how many opioid emergencies are in Houston, to develop an opioid system of care in Houston, and to evaluate if patients who receive both medication ...

Improving Hypertension Care for Inner City Minorities

To improve long-term blood pressure BP) control in a predominantly African-American, low SES community of a large city.

Use of Wikis and Evidence-Based Medicine in Surgical Practice

The goal of this study is to improve surgical residents' skills in critically appraising the literature and to promote the dissemination and application of the best available evidence to s...

Transforming Care and Payment Priorities for Vulnerable Families

This will be a randomized control trial of 800 children admitted to the Pediatric Hospital Medicine service at Texas Children's Hospital. Each eligible participant will give informed conse...

Replication of the Teen Outreach Program in Kansas City

The Women's Clinic of Kansas City (TWC) replicated the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) across Kansas City, Missouri. The purpose of this study is to measure: one year after the end of the prog...

Companies [904 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]


Independently owned and operated since 1968, mba Labs serves industry, government agencies and private citizens in Houston, the continentalU.S. and even across the globe. Many of Houston's major oil ...

City of Houston

Houston Northwest Medical Center

Houston Northwest Medical Center is located at 710 F.M. 1960 West in Houston. Houston Northwest Medical Center has been serving the North Houston community for 35 years. The hospital is an Accredited ...

Houston Technology Center

Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, accelerates the commercialization of emerging technology companies in the Greater Housto...

Greater Houston Dental Specialists

Greater Houston Dental Specialists provides the latest advances in specialty dentistry—including Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics, Or...

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