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Knee health and runningNov 25, 2014
Baylor-led study finds running as a habitual exercise at any stage in life does not increase a person’s risk of developing knee osteoarthritis and may even help protect a person from developing the painful disease.
Comfort trumps fashion this holiday seasonNov 10, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine foot and ankle surgeon says wearing high heels too often can lead to problems such as forefoot pain and ankle sprains.
$6.25M NIH award to lead brittle bone disease clinical research consortiumOct 8, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to lead the Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium of the Rare Disease Clinical Research Network.
Notch1 and osteoblasts play role in bone cancer initiationSep 8, 2014
Baylor study finds high levels of Notch1, a gene that helps determine cell fate, can drive cells that normally lead to bone formation to become cancerous.
State-of-the-art ACL treatment individualized based on patient factorsJul 31, 2014
One of the most common sports injuries that requires surgery can be tailored to the individual to treat ACL tears.
Study unveils new approach to treating brittle bone diseaseMay 5, 2014
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a new approach to treating brittle bone disease, a congenital disorder that results in fragile bones that break easily.
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.