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Breast cancer survivors needed for new studyOct 15, 2013
A clinical trial to look at better ways of managing one of the most common side effects of breast cancer treatments – vaginal dryness – is underway under the auspices of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Prepare for unexpected when making genetic diagnosis in sequencing eraOct 15, 2013
Baylor part of research group that finds whole genome or exome sequencing can provide new answers to physicians and families seeking the source of what are obviously genetic diseases, but for whom the clinical picture is not always the same for each patien
Baylor College of Medicine, University of Malaya enter pact to boost vaccine research and development Oct 10, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Malaya have established a new joint initiative focused on building capacity for research and development for vaccines targeting neglected tropical diseases in Malaysia and surrounding Southeast Asian countri
Baylor College of Medicine’s second annual Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place this SaturdayOct 10, 2013
When it comes to good health, medical students at Baylor College of Medicine can talk the talk, but they also want to bring the Houston community together to walk the walk at the second annual BCM Wellness 5K Race and Walk.
Follow instructions for more effective OTC pain reliefOct 7, 2013
Baylor expert offers tips on safely using over-the-counter pain relievers like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and naproxen.
Risks associated with over-the-counter medicines, kids under sixOct 7, 2013
Baylor experts offer advice on over-the-counter cough and cold medications for children, especially those younger than 6 years old.
Trouble sleeping? Experts say skip antihistaminesOct 7, 2013
Baylor sleep expert says antihistamines may cause drowsiness, but shouldn't be used as a sleep aid as the side effects can pose health risks.
Expiration dates: keep, toss or eat?Oct 3, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine nutrition expert explains the meaning behind food expiration, "use by" and "sell by" dates of foods.
Department of Surgery announces new leadershipOct 1, 2013
The legacy of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine continues to grow as new department leadership appointments are announced.
Sequencing studies help pinpoint gene in Prader-Willi syndromeSep 29, 2013
Baylor part of collaboration with UTHealth, Complete Genomics to study genome sequencing to help pinpoint gene in Prader-Willi syndrome.