Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

How to recognize an allergic reaction to artificial nailsJul 17, 2018
A trip to the nail salon is meant to be a special experience, but it can turn negative when getting your nails done causes an allergic reaction or irritation that may even affect more than the skin around your fingers.
Space Health Institute awards grants to three companiesJul 16, 2018
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health has partnered with Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology to award three companies that will perform research related to artificial intelligence or point-of-care diagnostics.
Baylor ethicists discuss key issues facing citizen scienceJul 13, 2018
In a paper published in Science, ethicists at Baylor College of Medicine discuss the credit, control, quality and safety issues faced by citizen scientists.
How to deal with mom-shaming Jul 12, 2018
Sometimes, moms posting on social media about fun family outings and their children’s special moments can catch the unwanted attention of mom-shamers. Dr. Melissa Wilkes Requenez explains how to deal with it.
Altered gene regulation is more widespread in cancer than expected Jul 10, 2018
A team of researchers conducted a large-scale study that provides new insights into the mechanisms that can lead to cancer.
New test gives better risk prediction for heart attack, strokeJul 5, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have found that testing a specific type of triglyceride may be a better indicator for predicting risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to traditional risk factors.
How good bacteria keeps your gut healthyJul 3, 2018
New research reveals a cellular mechanism by which good bacteria can help the gut stay healthy.
Mutations in gene TRAF7 associated with multisystem disorderJun 28, 2018
A team of researchers find that mutations in TRAF7 are likely associated with a multisystem disorder.
Baylor launches community breast cancer education eventJun 27, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine has launched Breast Cancer Conversations, a quarterly educational event designed to inform the public about what’s new in breast cancer.
Carbohydrates in infant formula shape gut metabolites profileJun 26, 2018
A team of researchers report an association between the type of carbohydrates in formula; the products of metabolism or metabolites; and the risk of NEC in a piglet model of the human condition.