Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Don’t let dust deck your halls this holiday season Nov 17, 2016 Dr. David Corry shares ways to avoid allergy-triggering dust and ways to stay healthy while preparing to deck the halls this holiday season.
Unraveling what happens inside a tumor; new method opens opportunities to improve diagnosis and treatment Nov 17, 2016 New strategy allows researchers to identify the different types of cells in the tumor and to unveil how the interactions between cancer and normal cells may shape the fate of the tumor.
Baylor ethics director honored with Women on the Move award Nov 16, 2016 Dr. Amy McGuire, director of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, was honored as one of the 2016 Women on the Move by Texas Executive Women.
Traveling can be very good for the elderly when planned correctly Nov 16, 2016 Holiday travel can be rewarding at any age, but it can be an extra special occasion for the elderly.
Genomic approaches can provide answers to undiagnosed primary immunodeficiency diseases Nov 15, 2016 A new approach successfully identified disease-causing gene variants in 40 percent of previously undiagnosed patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases.
Estudios genómicos pueden ayudar a diagnosticar enfermedades de inmunodeficiencia primaria Nov 15, 2016 Una estrategia nueva identificó exitosamente variantes genéticas causantes de la enfermedad en 40 por ciento de pacientes con enfermedades de inmunodeficiencia primaria que no tenían un diagnóstico genético.
Researchers develop novel system for cataloging cancer gene variants Nov 15, 2016 A standard way to catalog gene mutations in cancers aims to enhance the use of the information in research and clinical practice.
Study uncovers roles of proteins essential for mouse muscle function; potential link to myotonic dystrophy Nov 15, 2016 New study opens the door to explore the involvement of proteins in muscle disorders and to design potential treatments.
Experts outline importance of recognizing, treating meniscal root tears Nov 14, 2016 Recognizing and treating tears in the menisci, cartilage discs between the joint surfaces in the knee, is key to preventing knee injury.
Don’t let heartburn hinder your holidays Nov 14, 2016 With stress, travel and changes in diet, the holidays are a time to pay attention to the health of your esophagus.