Healthcare News

HIV testing, are you #DoingIt?Dec 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, Baylor health experts suggest everyone gets tested for HIV.
Baylor College of Medicine launches new residency program in internal medicine and geneticsNov 22, 2016
The creation of an internal medicine-genetics residency program will enable Baylor to stay at the cutting edge of patient care and help attract top talent in the field.
Expert offers tips on how to manage diabetes during the holidaysNov 22, 2016
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam says managing diabetes requires consistency, which can be tough during the holidays.
Researchers receive prestigious Health System Impact Award for improving diagnosisNov 21, 2016
Dr. Hardeep Singh and his Houston VA Patient Safety Center team are the recipients of the 2016 VA Health Services Research and Development Health System Impact Award.
Traveling can be very good for the elderly when planned correctlyNov 16, 2016
Holiday travel can be rewarding at any age, but it can be an extra special occasion for the elderly.
Experts outline importance of recognizing, treating meniscal root tearsNov 14, 2016
Recognizing and treating tears in the menisci, cartilage discs between the joint surfaces in the knee, is key to preventing knee injury.
Don’t let heartburn hinder your holidaysNov 14, 2016
With stress, travel and changes in diet, the holidays are a time to pay attention to the health of your esophagus.
Early diagnosis of artery disease can prevent limb lossOct 26, 2016
Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker suggests those with a certain medical history be evaluated for peripheral artery disease to prevent serious complications.
Watch what you put on your face this HalloweenOct 24, 2016
Dr. Harry Dao warns about potential side effects, including allergic reactions, of face paint during Halloween.
Identification of new subtypes of lung cancer can lead to personalized therapies with better outcomesOct 24, 2016
Researchers broke down lung cancers into distinct subtypes, each with its own molecular profile and potentially different response to therapy.