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Physical ailments often confused with behavioral issuesAug 28, 2015
For some children a health problem could be to blame for acting up in class or even a drop in grades. Our experts say what might look like a behavioral issue could actually be a sign of hearing loss, sleep apnea or a voice problem.
Vocal health tips for teachersAug 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.
Center for Drug Discovery awarded grant from the Welch FoundationAug 26, 2015
The DNA-encoded chemistry technology platform in the Center for Drug Discovery has been awarded a $2.8 million grant by the Welch Foundation to support discovering next-generation drugs.
Electronic trigger reduces delays in evaluation for cancer diagnosisAug 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.
Neonatal hypoglycemia may affect school-age academic outcomesAug 24, 2015
According to our researchers, newborns with transient low blood sugar may have lower literacy and math achievement test scores in fourth grade.
Tips help students make successful college transitionAug 20, 2015
Back-to-school takes on new meaning for students heading off to college, and our experts offer some helpful tips to help with the new transition.
Quality, quantity of foods help prevent 'freshman 15'Aug 19, 2015
According to our experts, there are several things college students can do to ensure that they’re consuming nutritious foods and avoiding the dreaded ‘freshman 15.
Halting mutation with molecular scissors and forkAug 14, 2015
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have uncovered ways in which cells limit mutagenic repair.
Allergic to school? Classroom furniture may be the sourceAug 13, 2015
If your child claims to be allergic to school, there might be something to it. According to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, allergic reactions may be caused by what students sit on.
Computer guided science tool advances one step furtherAug 13, 2015
The Knowledge Integration Toolkit or KnIT – which previously predicted unknown protein-protein interactions – is now fully automated without need for human involvement in its function.