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Study shows vaccination decreases rotavirus ratesJan 12, 2015
Study by Baylor and Texas Children’s researchers shows that a vaccine for rotavirus in infants reduces the rates of infection.
Study looks at effect of diet on prostate cancer progressionJan 9, 2015
Recent studies suggest that nutrients found primarily in vegetables and fruits can help lower the risk of prostate cancer.
A “null” gene and one that is just a little inactive are the recipe for scoliosisJan 8, 2015
Research led by Baylor finds "null" gene and one that is just a little inactive results in a child born with a curved spine – congenital scoliosis.
Safely, slowly introduce new workout routinesJan 5, 2015
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut offers tips on how to safely participate in new exercises in the new year.
Dr. Atul Chopra named Caroline Wiess Law ScholarDec 31, 2014

Dr. Atul Chopra has been named a Caroline Wiess Law Scholar, an award designated to recruit and retain accomplished, young physician-scientists.

Grant supports research on potential immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastomaDec 30, 2014

Dr. Leonid Metelitsa, named among inaugural recipients of the Bio-therapeutics Impact Award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

Obesity, acid reflux precursors for esophageal cancerDec 29, 2014

New review examines latest developments in the risk factors, pathologies, diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancers.

In the midst of flu season, it’s not too late to be vaccinatedDec 19, 2014
It’s not too late to be vaccinated and protected against the influenza virus, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Brendan Lee named chair of genetics at Baylor College of MedicineDec 19, 2014
Lee has been serving as interim chair since June of this year. He succeeds Dr. Arthur Beaudet, who continues as a professor of molecular and human genetics, molecular and cellular biology and pediatrics at the College.
Pregnancy safety while travelingDec 18, 2014

Baylor College of Medicine obstetrician and gynecologist expert offers traveling tips for women with uncomplicated pregnancies.