Healthcare News

Improving effective leadership important to patient careApr 21, 2016
The Society of Surgical Chairs has recently released key tenets to improve leadership.
How do you know if you have irritable bowel syndrome?Apr 12, 2016
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine explains the importance of identifying Irritable bowel syndrome's uncomfortable symptoms.
Expert advises against detox diets Mar 23, 2016
If you’re looking for a way to get rid of the toxins in your body through detox or cleansing diets, keep in mind that your body already has an all-natural way to do this, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Opt for healthier options at rodeo to reduce potential for acid refluxMar 14, 2016
Watch out for too much of a good thing. Baylor College of Medicine expert says eating too much of certain rodeo or fair foods could lead to acid reflux or make it worse.
Type 1 diabetes new staging system promotes early detection Feb 22, 2016
A new recommendation calls for a diabetes staging classification that could mean earlier diagnosis and better outcomes for patients in the long run.
What heart health really meansFeb 1, 2016
What do terms like cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, systolic and diastolic mean? Find out how they represent your heart health.
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center joins nation’s cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer preventionJan 27, 2016
The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine has joined the National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination to prevent cancer.
Expert offers advice on treating, preventing coldsJan 21, 2016
A Baylor College of Medicine family medicine doctor offers treatment and prevention advice for the common cold.
New partnership expands Baylor’s team of expert cardiologistsJan 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine’s cardiology group has expanded with the addition of Hall-Garcia Cardiology Associates, a team of internationally recognized doctors.
Can a “crowd” diagnose better than a physician? The jury is still out. Jan 14, 2016
Researchers: Crowdsourcing a diagnosis may provide answers to some patients with unresolved health problems, but it is unknown how many patients ultimately receive a correct diagnosis using this method.