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Researchers target muscle wasting in chronic kidney diseaseSep 5, 2013
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have now identified in mouse models and patient muscle biopsies a new signaling pathway that could lead to a way of blocking the protein believed to be behind muscle wasting.
Recruitment for long-term study of diabetes drug efficacy underwayJun 3, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine seeks adult volunteers diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the past five years for a study, which will compare effects of popular diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.
Pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cellFeb 27, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to find that pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cell.
$11.8 million contract funds microbiome work in type 1 diabetesJan 8, 2013
Three-year, 11.8 million contract with the NIH and University of South Florida will fund BCM research for type 1 diabetes microbiome work.
Careful planning can help those with diabetes enjoy holiday fetesDec 13, 2012
BCM expert offers tips to manage diabetes during holidays.
Grant to study virtual weight management program for women with mobility impairmentsNov 8, 2012
Program will focus on diet, nutrition, barriers women with mobility impairments face when preparing food.
Transcription factor churns vicious cycle behind type 2 diabetesApr 27, 2012
Drug that targets ChREBP could be identified to help slow destructive cycle of diabetes.
Symposium features research of McNair Medical Institute ScholarsApr 23, 2012
Inaugural McNair Symposium to feature research of McNair Medical Institute Scholars.
New BCM McNair Scholar applies stem cell technology to advance diabetes researchApr 17, 2012
Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak has been named Baylor College of Medicine's fifth McNair Scholar.
Risk of heart disease important consideration for diabeticsMar 1, 2012
Diabetics can cut their risk of cardiovascular disease by maintaining low levels of cholesterol, low blood pressure.