Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Hashem El-Serag named chair of medicine at Baylor College of MedicineDec 6, 2016
Dr. Hashem El-Serag has been named the Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Chair of the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.
Scientists find persistent infections in mice exhaust progenitors of all blood cells; potential treatment possibleDec 6, 2016
Mouse model reveal that long-lasting infections trigger the loss of progenitors of blood cells and suggest a strategy that may help prevent or treat this condition in the future. 
Hosting during the holidays while pregnantDec 5, 2016
Being pregnant is an exciting time for women, but being pregnant during the holidays can often become stressful, especially when hosting holiday events.
Human NK cells favor the destruction of diseased cells and minimize damage to bystanders by congregating their destructive granules before attackDec 2, 2016
Scientists have discovered that congregating NK granules before releasing them onto the target cell minimizes the killing of healthy bystander cells.
HIV testing, are you #DoingIt?Dec 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, Baylor health experts suggest everyone gets tested for HIV.
Study to investigate connection between antibiotic use and autism symptomsDec 1, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine is launching a study that will investigate why some children with autism spectrum disorder experience changes in their autism symptoms when taking antibiotics.
Shoulder dislocation doesn’t have to be a lifelong problemNov 30, 2016
The end of the football season is the best time to treat chronic shoulder dislocation for high school football players.
Experts make the case for Housing FirstNov 30, 2016
Experts make the argument for Housing First as an approach to end homelessness across the country.
Expert offers tips on managing anxiety during crowded holiday shopping Nov 30, 2016
Dr. John Oldham offers his tips on how to manage anxiety in large holiday shopping crowds.
Fight dry skin this winter seasonNov 29, 2016
When the weather gets colder our skin is more prone to dryness, itching and irritation because moisture is lost from the skin. Dr. Carina Wasko shares ways to keep your skin healthy.