Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Rewarding children to eat healthy can be a mistake Apr 13, 2016 Experts at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital say rewarding children with a treat may not be effective.
4th Neurocritical Care Research Conference to be held in Texas Medical Center Apr 12, 2016 Dr. Jose Suarez leads a conference to bring together a diverse group of scientists and physicians from around the globe to promote collaboration in neurocritical research and patient care.
How do you know if you have irritable bowel syndrome? Apr 12, 2016 An expert at Baylor College of Medicine explains the importance of identifying Irritable bowel syndrome's uncomfortable symptoms.
Psyllium fiber found to reduce abdominal pain in children with IBS Apr 11, 2016 A new study found that children with abdominal pain related to irritable bowel syndrome who take psyllium fiber had a decrease in pain episodes.
Lester and Sue Smith commit $10 million to the Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine Apr 9, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine has received a $10.2 million gift from the Lester and Sue Smith Foundation that will support treatment and research efforts at the Baylor Lung Institute.
Crystal structure of PKG I suggests a new activation mechanism Apr 8, 2016 A Baylor study reveals new information about the activation of PKG1, a mutation seen to cause thoracic aortic disease.
USAID grant to support efforts to improve and expand HIV/AIDS treatment programs in Southern Africa Apr 6, 2016 The USAID has awarded a $69.8 million grant to Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation–Malawi (Baylor–Malawi) to support and expand HIV/AIDS programs in Southern Africa.
Baylor St. Luke’s Breaks Ground on Tower 2 at New Integrated Medical Campus Apr 5, 2016 CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center today celebrated the groundbreaking of Tower 2, a 420-patient bed tower, on Baylor St. Luke’s McNair Campus.
Discovery of CTLA-4 in dendritic cells opens new possibilities to fight cancer Apr 4, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers have discovered that CTLA-4 is produced and secreted by dendritic cells, which are the ‘generals’ of the T cells in the battle against cancer.
Expert offers tips on developing good mechanics for throwing sports Apr 4, 2016 Training the whole body, with a focus on core strength, is important for throwing sports, according to Dr. Theodore Shybut, sports medicine expert and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.