Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Stay fit and healthy: how to avoid germs in the gym Today
Dr. Irvin Sulapas offers his tips on how to avoid germs in the gym.
Sunglasses with UVAB protection key to eye careYesterday
Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal says wearing sunglasses is the best way to protect the eyes from strong UV rays, and the bigger, the better.
Diversity champion to give Baylor College of Medicine commencement addressMay 23, 2017
Dr. Marc Nivet, executive vice president of institutional advancement at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will give the commencement address to students May 30.
Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference seeks abstractsMay 22, 2017
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is currently seeking abstracts for consideration at the annual conference on Oct. 12 – 13, 2017 at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor graduate student receives prestigious honor May 19, 2017
Lucy Liu has been awarded the prestigious Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Faculty celebrated as outstanding educational leadersMay 18, 2017
 Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were honored as outstanding educators at the Faculty Awards Day ceremony.
Clinical excellence by faculty honored at award ceremonyMay 18, 2017
A group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were recognized for excellence in patient care at the Faculty Awards Day ceremony May 18.
Low-carb diet may reduce risk of postmenopausal weight gainMay 18, 2017
In an analysis of dietary patterns of postmenopausal women, researchers found that those who consumed the fewest carbohydrates had a significantly reduced risk of gaining 10 percent of their body weight over an eight-year period.
Cancer study assesses targets for personalized medicineMay 18, 2017
A study confirmed previously known cancer molecular changes and discovered others that had not been typically linked to cancer before.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adultsMay 17, 2017
Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.