New treatment offers pain relief without surgery Feb 21, 2018 A Baylor expert says a fat-derived stem cell injection may be an option for those seeking relief from sports related injuries due to conditions like osteoarthritis of the knee, partial rotator cuff tears, joint and tendon injuries, or tennis elbow.
Minimally invasive method can redo heart valve replacements Feb 19, 2018 There are some instances in life where you wish you could have a redo, but surgery isn’t one of them. Dr. Joseph Lamelas discusses a minimally invasive approach to redoing valve replacements.
There’s still time to get your flu shot Jan 26, 2018 This year’s flu season was predicted to be severe, and so far those predictions have been accurate. However, it’s not too late to be vaccinated against the virus.
Heart failure risk factors need a closer look Jan 10, 2018 Baylor cardiologists are working to bring awareness to the need for including heart failure risk factors in overall cardiovascular disease evaluations.
Patients react better when doctors imply uncertain diagnosis Jan 10, 2018 A paper shows parents of pediatric patients may react more negatively to doctors who communicate uncertainty of diagnosis explicitly compared to doctors who use implicit language.
Study: patients need help understanding online test results Dec 12, 2017 Researchers conducted a study to explore patients’ experiences and preferences when accessing their test results delivered to them via online portals.
Baylor teams with soccer champ to promote health, wellness Oct 11, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Carli Lloyd, world champion soccer player and Olympic gold medalist, to her role as healthcare ambassador.
High rate of duplicate ER visits for uninsured patients found Sep 25, 2017 When an uninsured patient visits an emergency department they often will visit a second ED to receive the follow-up care they need, resulting in duplicate visits for the same injury.
Low vaccination rates in U.S. have economic, public health impact Jul 24, 2017 Examining case examples, researchers find even a small decline in vaccination rates across the United States could have significant public health and economic consequences.
Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drain Jul 6, 2017 Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.