Press Releases

Pack the right summer shoe for your summer vacationJun 19, 2018
Summer is here and if you’re ready to jump in feet first, be sure you’re wearing the right shoes. Dr. Ronald Lepow offers tips on finding the right shoe for different types of summer vacations.
Use your ‘header’ to stay healthy during World CupJun 14, 2018
However you decide to join in on the World Cup excitement, try these tips from other sporting events that our Baylor College of Medicine experts recommend to stay healthy.
Rugby injuries: what you need to knowMar 1, 2018
When it comes to rugby injuries, education and preparation are the keys to prevention. Dr. Jason Ahuero breaks down the sport’s potential injuries and ways to prevent them.
New treatment offers pain relief without surgeryFeb 21, 2018
A Baylor expert says a fat-derived stem cell injection may be an option for those seeking relief from sports related injuries due to conditions like osteoarthritis of the knee, partial rotator cuff tears, joint and tendon injuries, or tennis elbow.
You’re never too old to play sportsFeb 20, 2018
Sports medicine expert Dr. Rosalyn Nguyen says muscle conditioning and proper training can help reduce age-related loss of muscle mass and minimize the risk of injury.
How to find your inner OlympianFeb 8, 2018
As athletes from around the world descend upon South Korea, it’s likely that fans everywhere will be inspired to consider going back to your favorite sport or even trying a new one.
Keep warm with cold weather workout gearDec 20, 2017
When the weather outside is frightful, it doesn’t stop fitness enthusiasts from outdoor workouts. Dr. Theodore Shybut has important tips for your cold weather workout gear.
Baylor College of Medicine partners with Houston SaberCatsDec 13, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has partnered with the Houston SaberCats to be the official medical providers for Houston’s first professional rugby team. 
How to incorporate fitness into your daily life Sep 14, 2017
Dr. Irvin Sulapas gives his tips on how to incorporate fitness into your daily life.
Podiatrist helps teachers put ‘best foot forward’Aug 22, 2017
Dr. Ronald Lepow says teachers should be sure to include comfortable shoes on their shopping lists.
Change in protein production essential to muscle functionAug 14, 2017
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have shed light on the process that guides the maturation of newborn muscles into adult, fully functional organs.
Expert says think twice before skipping physical therapyJul 18, 2017
Melanie McNeal says skipping physical therapy recommendations could make your injury worse.
Paper highlights risk for triceps tendon ruptures in athletesJul 11, 2017
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut highlights the need to be aware of the potential risk of tendon ruptures after the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Research shows bone-building protein can be used in therapyJun 19, 2017
The WNT1 ligand has previously been identified in bone disease, but its role in bone homeostasis, its cellular source and targets in bone have only just recently been identified.
Tips for overcoming health, fitness challenges in middle ageJun 13, 2017
Dr. Mark Adickes addresses specific health and fitness challenges for middle-aged adults and gives tips on how to overcome them.
Stay fit and healthy: how to avoid germs in the gym May 25, 2017
Dr. Irvin Sulapas offers his tips on how to avoid germs in the gym.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adultsMay 17, 2017
Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.
What to know before starting a high-intensity workout routineMay 16, 2017
Dr. Theodore Shybut, a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine, provides guidelines for successful participation in high-intensity workout routines.
Knee cracking, popping could be early sign of osteoarthritis May 4, 2017
A new study says cracking and popping sounds in the knee might be early predictors of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
New technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis Apr 21, 2017
A new laboratory technique can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer metastases in bone.