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.
Study of potential new treatment for mesothelioma open to patients Sep 15, 2016 The Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center has begun enrolling patients in a clinical research study looking at an investigational drug in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Thyroid health important to all, says Baylor College of Medicine expert Sep 15, 2016 Dr. Ruchi Gaba cautions that any person, regardless of gender or age, can be affected by thyroid issues such as hypothyroidism, or a low thyroid, and hyperthyroidism, an overactive thyroid.
Baylor College of Medicine expert says prepare for flu season now Sep 12, 2016 It takes about one to two weeks after receiving the vaccine to have full protection, meaning now is the time to get vaccinated.
Don’t be hard-headed about concussion recovery Sep 7, 2016 Pushing the brain too quickly after a concussion can potentially delay healing, said Dr. Craig DiTommaso, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation.