Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Reusable respirators may be suitable alternative to disposable Yesterday A team of researchers have found that reusable respirators may be a suitable alternative to disposable N95 respirators currently in high demand.
Pregnancy and COVID-19: What to know Mar 20, 2020 Dr. Kjersti Aagaard has advice for expectant mothers when it comes to COVID-19 and pregnancy.
Allergies versus COVID-19 Mar 20, 2020 As allergy season overlaps with the COVID-19 outbreak, allergist Dr. Sanjiv Sur has advice on how to determine if you are getting sick or just experiencing seasonal allergies.
Soap is soap! And other ideas on staying germ free Mar 19, 2020 Can’t find antibacterial soap at the store these days? Physician assistant Isabel Valdez says any type of hand soap can rid hands of germs and viruses such as COVID-19.
Researchers learn to control brain cell that triggers tremor Mar 18, 2020 Researchers have improved our understanding of how tremor — the most common movement disorder — happens, opening the possibility of novel therapies for this condition.
Managing anxiety during a global pandemic Mar 18, 2020 Dr. Asim Shah sheds light on how to cope with stress and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.
Genetic signature may identify preeclampsia risk for mothers Mar 17, 2020 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a genetic signature combining certain maternal and fetal gene variants that are associated with a higher risk of preeclampsia.
Slowing the spread of COVID-19 Mar 16, 2020 Experts at Baylor College of Medicine say one should practice social distancing or, if needed, isolation or taking part in a self-quarantine to slow the spread of coronavirus
Space Institute seeks behavioral health solutions for Mars Mar 13, 2020 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking companies with fresh ideas to help guard the minds of future deep-space explorers.
New insight on ACOX1-related neurodegenerative disorders Mar 12, 2020 A recent study reports that a hyperactive variant of enzyme ACOX1 produces elevated levels of toxic reactive oxygen species (ROS) and causes a previously unidentified late-onset neurodegenerative disorder.