Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Why letting go may be best for your loved oneYesterday
Although it can be a difficult decision to make, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says keeping loved ones comfortable during their last days may be the best option to avoid painful and unhelpful interventions.
Cardio disease patients sought for high triglycerides studyYesterday
The mechanisms that control triglycerides are now the target for a new clinical trial at Baylor College of Medicine looking to lower high triglyceride levels in people diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.
Partnership gala raises more than $2.7M for mental health Yesterday
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine’s 2018 gala, “Texas on My Mind,” celebrated Baylor’s 75 years in Houston and raised more than $2.7 million to support mental health programs.
Ethicists: access needed after brain implant clinical trialsApr 24, 2018
In new research from Baylor College of Medicine, the ethical questions surrounding what happens to trial participants when these trials end are examined. 
Fruit fly study identifies new gene linked to aortic aneurysmsApr 24, 2018
An interdisciplinary team of researchers has identified a new gene linked to human aortic aneurysms. 
Study finds use of mobile app improved physician lab test ordering and diagnosisApr 24, 2018
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the CDC evaluated whether a mobile app could improve diagnostic and test ordering decisions of physicians.
Hippo pathway found essential to heart developmentApr 23, 2018
Using a technology that provides a ‘high-resolution view’ of the status of individual cells, a team of researchers has gained new insights into the embryonic development of the mouse heart.
Scientists seek to sequence genomes of all known speciesApr 23, 2018
An international group of researchers, including researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, seek to sequence every known species that calls planet Earth home.
Study shows promise for donor lung preservation device Apr 19, 2018
A study found that a portable device can improve results for donor lung transportation compared to standard ice preservation of a during .
Infection or allergies? What to know about springtime sinusApr 19, 2018
Spring has sprung and with it comes an increase in allergies and even sinus infections. Our expert says knowing the difference between allergies and sinus infections is important in getting the right treatment.