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Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital tackle Swaziland’s high TB rates May 11, 2015
Global health experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital hope to make a meaningful difference in the fight against tuberculosis with the recent opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility.
Sports fans may get benched by hearing and speech problemsMay 7, 2015
Athletes aren’t the only ones with the risk of injury at sporting events, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine fans are also at risk.
Sunscreen doesn’t have to be a burning issueMay 6, 2015
Sensitive skin should not keep you from wearing sunscreen, especially during the summer months when more time is spent outside.
Roy and Lillie Cullen Building dedicated as Recorded Texas Historic LandmarkMay 1, 2015
The Baylor College of Medicine community gathered this afternoon outside the Roy and Lillie Cullen Building to celebrate the building’s dedication as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
2014 case of human form of “mad cow disease” highlights need for continued surveillanceApr 16, 2015
The identification of a patient who died from the human form of “mad cow disease” demonstrates the need for continued global tracking and awareness of the prion disorder, according to Baylor researchers.
Caffeinated drinks associated with decreased risk of liver scarringApr 14, 2015
Modest daily consumption of caffeinated drinks like coffee, tea and soda associated with less advanced liver scarring in people with hepatitis C.
New ways to flush out sinus infectionsApr 6, 2015
New sinus therapeutics, including baby shampoo sinus irrigation and probiotic sinus rinses, can lessen symptoms and ward off sinus infections.
Experts ramp up efforts to improve TB testing in childrenMar 24, 2015
Experts from around the world, including Baylor, call for continued and increased focus on providing more accurate tuberculosis testing.
Athletic trainers cover all bases for sports teams Mar 17, 2015
Athletic trainers' specialty is centered around appropriate sports medicine care on the field, from pre-injury all the way through post-injury.
Baylor sports medicine expert addresses great debate on running versus walkingMar 9, 2015
Dr. Theodore Shybut examines the benefits of running and walking when it comes to forms of exercise.