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Neglected parasitic infections at the forefront of public health actionMay 8, 2014
National School of Tropical Medicine's three arms bring focus to addressing and treating these important diseases.
Cocaine vaccine makes significant strides but does not decrease overall cocaine useMay 6, 2014
New study led by Baylor shows significant progress in developing a vaccine for cocaine addiction.
New study finds outpatient diagnostic errors affect 1 in 20 U.S. adultsApr 17, 2014
Diagnostic errors occur in about 5 percent of adults in the United States, according to a new study led by a researcher at Baylor.
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Begins Groundbreaking Treatment for EpilepsyApr 15, 2014
CHI St. Luke’s Health Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center announced today that it has begun treating patients with the groundbreaking new NeuroPace® RNS® System.
Chevron, Baylor –Texas Children’s team up to improve health disparities in ColombiaApr 9, 2014
Chevron, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have teamed up to improve health outcomes in La Guajira, Colombia.
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center to Sponsor 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of AmericaApr 7, 2014
CHI St. Luke's Health Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has become an official sponsor of the 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of America that will be held in Houston in July.
Researchers find anti-suicidal properties of ketamineMar 27, 2014
A low dose of the anesthetic ketamine helped to rapidly relieve suicidal thoughts in treatment resistant depression patients.
Simple steps to prevent colon cancerMar 20, 2014
Our expert offers five simple steps to help prevent colon cancer.
Don’t let retirement slow you downMar 18, 2014
Baylor expert says being active in retirement is beneficial for emotional, mental and physical health.
Expert says save high heels for special occasionsFeb 24, 2014
Baylor expert cautions high heels are like dessert, save them only for special occasions.