Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Fall fronts may bring mix of allergy triggersYesterday
The cooler temperatures may be sending you outdoors, but it could also be the cause of your seasonal allergies. An expert at the Baylor College of Medicine warns that storms that send in cold fronts can also stir allergens from the spring and summer.
Researchers to study liquid biopsy test for cancerOct 15, 2019
Researchers at Baylor Genetics and Miraca Research Institute are working to develop a minimally invasive tool that could diagnose cancer with a blood test.
DNA fracturing rewires gene control in cancerOct 15, 2019
A new study has brought attention to genomic structural variation as a previously unappreciated mechanism involved in altering DNA methylation, a form of gene control, in human cancers.
Health Tips for the Playoff SeasonOct 14, 2019
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine have put together a list of quick health tips to help get you through nail-biting playoff games.
Prevent the spread of the flu virusOct 14, 2019
If there is anything we have learned from previous years, it’s that flu season is unpredictable. However, getting your flu shot now offers the best protection for the entire season, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Researchers discover new intellectual disability syndromeOct 10, 2019
An international group reports a new neurological syndrome that appears to be especially common in countries where marriages between genetically related individuals, such as cousins, are prevalent.
Symposium to inform public about implantable hearing solutionsOct 9, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine is hosting its 4th Annual Cochlear Implant Candidate and Recipient Symposium to educate people about technology that provides an alternative to a traditional hearing aid.
Tau-mediated RNA splicing errors linked to Alzheimer’sOct 8, 2019
A collaborative study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine provides evidence for a new molecular cause for neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease.
Meningioma molecular profile can predict tumor recurrenceOct 7, 2019
Researchers report that using molecular profiles might better predict meningioma recurrence.
Patient Priorities Care provides easier care for older adultsOct 7, 2019
Patient Priorities Care is a demonstration program that provides a new approach to care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions by focusing on their health goals and values.