Breast reconstruction after cancer offers chance for patients to feel good in their own skin by using their own abdominal tissue Oct 19, 2016 Plastic surgeon Dr. Sebastian Winocour discusses options for breast reconstruction following cancer, including using a patient's own abdominal tissue.
If the shoe doesn’t fit: how to avoid runner’s toe Oct 18, 2016 Dr. Ronald Lepow offers some prevention methods that runners can take to help avoid toenail loss.
Frontline strategies to reduce misdiagnosis in hospitalized patients Oct 17, 2016 Researchers proposed a pragmatic framework of strategies to reduce errors of diagnosis in hospitalized patients in a paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Baylor researchers receive grant from NIMH to develop drug to treat PTSD hyperarousal Oct 10, 2016 A grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will be used to research and develop a drug that may mitigate hyperarousal in patients with PTSD.
Pediatric obesity guidelines serve as toolkit for treating patients with obesity Sep 23, 2016 The Obesity Medicine Association released guidelines on pediatric obesity care for healthcare professionals who make decisions for pediatric patients with obesity.
Identifying barriers to basic science research among academic surgeons Sep 22, 2016 Analysis: Clinical demands, work-life balance and increased administrative duties are the three main factors impeding surgeons’ ability to be successful in basic science research:
Reproductive Health Research Day will include information on impact of neglected diseases on women Sep 21, 2016 Neglected diseases and their impact on women is a featured topic at the upcoming Reproductive Health Research Day on Oct. 5.
Post-operative outcomes in the VA improved in the last 15 years Sep 21, 2016 A study of the post-operative outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration shows that rates of complications and mortality following complications improved significantly within the VA during the last 15 years.
What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease Sep 15, 2016 A Baylor College of Medicine expert says anyone – even adults – can get foot and mouth disease and that it’s most common at this time of year.
Determining risk factors for preventable pediatric hospital admissions Sep 15, 2016 Researchers published a study examining the specific characteristics associated with potentially preventable pediatric admissions to Texas hospitals.