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Study points way to potential new treatment for brittle bone diseaseJan 29, 2014
Researchers find patients with brittle bone disease treated with a form of parathyroid hormone approved for treatment of women with osteoporosis, had stronger bones in the lower spine and the hip when compared to a group of similar patients who received pl
Myotonic dystrophy disrupts normal control of gene expression in the heartJan 9, 2014
Baylor research finds heart problems in myotonic dystrophy stem from disruption of a network that controls bits of genetic material (microRNAs) that fine-tune protein expression.
Improve your nutrition, fitness in the new yearDec 30, 2013
Get the rundown of the College's best tips in fitness and nutrition from our experts.
Expert says reach for chocolate milk post workoutNov 13, 2013
Researchers have found that people who consumed chocolate milk after a workout compared to those who drank a more traditional fluid had a better workout the next day.
Know the facts on arthritisMay 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine expert discusses the facts about arthritis. Join Dr. Melvyn Harrington at the Houston Arthritis Walk.
Mutations in WNT1 prompt bone disease in children and adultsMay 8, 2013
BCM researcher uncovers bone development genetic mutation that could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis.
Protein may alter inevitability of osteoarthritisMar 13, 2013
BCM researchers find that increasing an amount of naturally occurring protein could help ease joint pain, help osteoarthritis patients.
Alternative to steroid injections can provide long-term pain reliefNov 13, 2012
Platelet rich plasma injection treatment uses patient's own platelets to tell body to heal itself.
Meniscal tears: know the factsSep 19, 2012
BCM experts explain meniscal tears, how to treat and avoid injury.
Study finds one treatment stands above others for adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosisAug 15, 2012
LCH is a disease that can affect the skin, mouth, ears, bones, brain, gastrointestinal system, liver, spleen, or bone marrow.