3D mammography most effective technology available for breast cancer screening Oct 9, 2015 Three-dimensional digital breast tomography, or 3D mammography, is the most effective technology available for early detection of breast cancer, said experts in the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine receives $1.5 million from The Paul G. Allen Ebola Program for enhanced smart pod Oct 7, 2015 Baylor Global Initiatives will use funding from the grant to design the layout for pharmacy, laboratory and triage pod prototypes that are rapidly deployable to areas where this type of emergency relief is needed.
New microsurgery for early stage GI cancer patients Sep 17, 2015 A new endoscopic microsurgery known as endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), offers a non-invasive approach to removing small gastrointestinal tumors by removing them in layers.
Patients with prolonged, undiagnosed medical conditions can sign up online for new national program seeking answers Sep 16, 2015 Online applications are now being accepted for a National Institutes of Health program that will seek to solve mysterious medical conditions with a genetic basis.
Experts say now is the time to be vaccinated against the flu Sep 16, 2015 Baylor expert says flu vaccination provides direct benefit to those who are vaccinated and starts to provide indirect benefits to those who are not vaccinated but are vulnerable.
Baylor research team joins NCI consortium aimed at finding new therapies for children’s cancer Sep 15, 2015 Baylor one of five groups to receive a National Cancer Institute grant to address key challenges in developing new therapies for children with cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place this October Sep 15, 2015 The 4th annual Baylor College of Medicine Wellness 5K Race and Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 10, at 8:30 a.m.
Know the signs of alcohol intoxication and what to do Sep 1, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine expert explains the symptoms of severe alcohol intoxication and when to call 911.
Vocal health tips for teachers Aug 26, 2015 According to our experts, back-to-school isn’t just for the students, teachers need to prepare, as well, by performing vocal warm-ups to keep their voice healthy during the school year.
Electronic trigger reduces delays in evaluation for cancer diagnosis Aug 24, 2015 Electronic triggers designed to search for key data were able to identify and reduce follow-up delays for patients being evaluated for a diagnosis of colon or prostate cancer.