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Dr. Matthew Ellis named newest McNair Scholar Nov 11, 2014
Dr. Matthew Ellis, an international leader in breast cancer genomics, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Comfort trumps fashion this holiday seasonNov 10, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine foot and ankle surgeon says wearing high heels too often can lead to problems such as forefoot pain and ankle sprains.
Houston women: Be a healthy tissue donor, help in the fight against breast cancer Nov 10, 2014
Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center joins local affiliates to collect healthy breast tissue samples for the Komen Tissue Bank on Feb. 28, 2015 to benefit breast cancer research.
'Pacemaker for the tongue' offers minimally-invasive, less painful approach in sleep apnea treatmentNov 10, 2014
Dr. Mas Takashima will be the first sleep surgeon in Houston to perform the hypoglossal nerve stimulator procedure to treat sleep apnea.
Largest ever genomic study of liver cancer identifies mutations that distinguish Asian and Western diseaseNov 7, 2014
Baylor part of study that identifies a mutation signature that contributes more to cases of liver tumors in Japanese males than in men of European ancestry.
Theory behind increasing fruit and vegetable consumption does not determine realityNov 7, 2014
When it comes to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children, theory does not necessarily determine reality, according to researchers.
Newly identified network triggers degradation of important tumor suppressor protein in triple negative breast cancerNov 7, 2014
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have identified a network of proteins that triggers triple negative breast cancer – one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of the disease.
Dr. Rachelle Doody to give “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lectureNov 6, 2014
The Houston community will have an opportunity to hear one of the leading researchers on Alzheimer’s disease discuss the latest research on the disease at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 10, 2014.
Vision for Mars Challenge: A unique opportunity for ophthalmology companiesNov 6, 2014
Vision for Mars Challenge launched to help identify and advance medical technologies for ocular health in space through collaboration and funding support.
Pediatric seizure study completed: What we learnedOct 31, 2014
Analysis of the data collected show that there is no significant difference in the effectiveness and safety of treating seizures between lorazepam and diazepam.