Healthcare News

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.
Stretch the effectiveness of your workout Dec 28, 2015
Sports medicine experts at Baylor College of Medicine say don't confuse stretching with warm-ups before exercise or training.
Sleep and proper nutrition are essential for final exam successDec 3, 2015
According to experts at Baylor College of Medicine, putting the books and notes to the side for proper sleep and nutrition can be just as important as studying.
How to keep your food – and your insulin – down during the holidaysNov 23, 2015
Don’t let holiday feasts come back to haunt you – planning meals can help those with acid reflux and diabetes enjoy the festive foods, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Researchers discover genetic cause of second-most common kidney cancer in childrenNov 19, 2015
Researchers have uncovered a genetic mutation associated with clear cell sarcoma of the kidney that has opened a new path of research and could point the way toward a new diagnostic test for the disease.
Skin can reflect eating habitsNov 5, 2015
A healthy diet does a body good inside and out, and dermatologists at Baylor College of Medicine say there is evidence that links certain foods to flares in acne.
New ways to find misdiagnosis of abdominal pain in emergency departments Nov 4, 2015
Baylor researchers create an electronic trigger to help identify diagnostic errors associated with abdominal pain.
Expedited diagnostic process reduces anxiety over breast cancer diagnosisOct 30, 2015
At the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine, imaging specialists have developed a program to expedite the process, reducing weeks to a mere few days, helping patients cope with the stress and anxiety that accompany the process.
Baylor Lung Institute trains international medical residentsOct 28, 2015
New program invites thoracic surgery residents from Mexico City's National Institute of Respiratory Diseases to observe complex thoracic procedures at the Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center.
Baylor College of Medicine recognized as one of nation’s healthiest workplacesOct 22, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized as a 2015 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America for its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming.