General News

Baylor’s Dr. Brendan Lee to debut virtual integrative genetic services platform at ASHG conferenceOct 14, 2016
Dr. Brendan Lee will debut Consultagene, a new, innovative virtual platform for genetics services, at this year’s American Society of Human Genetics conference in Vancouver Oct. 18-22.
Higher flu vaccine suggested for adults over the age of 65Oct 5, 2016
For elderly adults, getting a flu shot is essential to maintaining good health.
Local breast cancer foundation gifts $20,000 donation to support clinical trialsOct 3, 2016
The Kathy S. Harkey Breast Cancer Foundation presented a check to Baylor College of Medicine in support of its efforts to develop and execute clinical trials in the quest for a breast cancer cure.
Expert offers tips on how to keep calm when talking about politics Sep 27, 2016
Dr. James Lomax offers advice on having calm workplace discussions about politics during a divisive election season.
Baylor’s Evenings with Genetics program announces October seminarSep 26, 2016
Evenings with Genetics returns on October 4 with a discussion on myotonic dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness.
Identifying barriers to basic science research among academic surgeonsSep 22, 2016
Analysis: Clinical demands, work-life balance and increased administrative duties are the three main factors impeding surgeons’ ability to be successful in basic science research:
Post-operative outcomes in the VA improved in the last 15 yearsSep 21, 2016
A study of the post-operative outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration shows that rates of complications and mortality following complications improved significantly within the VA during the last 15 years.
Feel confident in your own skin, makeup freeSep 12, 2016
Going makeup free has its benefits – and its supporters, with many celebrities getting behind the new makeup free trend.
Baylor College of Medicine expert says prepare for flu season nowSep 12, 2016
It takes about one to two weeks after receiving the vaccine to have full protection, meaning now is the time to get vaccinated.
School-time stress isn’t just for studentsSep 8, 2016
Grandparents can play an important role in their grandchildren’s life during the school year, which can lead to stress.