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Ensure safe start to school with sports physicalAug 15, 2014
Participating in school sports is a great way for kids to get exercise and stay healthy but it’s important they get a sports physical before starting an activity, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Encourage non-athletic children to become physically activeAug 14, 2014
Not every child is immediately drawn to athletics, but all children and teens should learn the importance of physical activity as a part of a healthy lifestyle.
Next generation sequencing shakes up genotype – phenotype correlation, disease discoveries Aug 14, 2014
Next generation sequencing driving new discoveries, understanding of genetic changes and disease causation says Baylor clinical geneticists.
Study shines new light on genetic alterations of aggressive breast cancer subtypeAug 7, 2014
Researchers find genetic alterations that may contribute to the development of a subtype breast cancer typically associated with more aggressive forms of the disease and higher recurrence rates.
State-of-the-art ACL treatment individualized based on patient factorsJul 31, 2014
One of the most common sports injuries that requires surgery can be tailored to the individual to treat ACL tears.
More mental health screening, treatment resources for people with diabetes neededJul 10, 2014
Baylor professor authors JAMA commentary citing a critical need for more mental health screening and treatment resources for people with diabetes.
Baylor, Texas Children’s join national collaboration to solve most difficult, rare medical casesJul 1, 2014
New national network of clinicians and scientists are joining forces to address prolonged undiagnosed medical conditions.
Baylor expert breaks down potential soccer injuriesJun 30, 2014
Our expert addresses common soccer injuries and how to prevent them.
Healthcare providers needed for survey on patient health behaviorsJun 3, 2014
Healthcare providers are needed to participate in an online survey as part of research being conducted at Baylor.
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.