Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Researchers gain insight into how the intestine repairs itselfJan 24, 2018
Researchers have gained new insights into how the small intestine, one of the fastest renewing tissues in the human body, repairs itself after injury caused by intestinal rotavirus infection.
Baylor brings community conference, resource fair to El PasoJan 22, 2018
On Saturday, Jan. 27, Baylor College of Medicine will bring a community conference and resource fair to the El Paso area to provide an educational seminar and support materials for parents of children with special needs.
Study examines job trends among kidney failure patients Jan 18, 2018
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine examined trends in employment over time among patients initiating dialysis and in the six months before end-stage renal disease.
Schistosoma vaccine to enter Phase Ib clinical trialJan 18, 2018
Researchers have received funding from the National Institutes of Health for a Phase Ib clinical trial for a Schistosomiasis vaccine in an endemic area of Brazil.
How to know if nose woes are flu, cold or allergiesJan 18, 2018
A runny or stuffy nose can be a symptom of the flu, a cold or allergies, and it can be hard to discern which one you have. So how do you know what’s really going on with your nose?
Immunotherapy summit brings together patients, expertsJan 11, 2018
The NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine is hosting a free educational program for cancer patients and their caregivers seeking to learn more about cancer immunotherapy and clinical trials.
Beaumont to host autism community conference, resource fairJan 10, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine will bring a community conference and resource fair to the Beaumont area on Saturday, Jan. 20, to provide an educational seminar and support materials for children with special needs and their parents.
Heart failure risk factors need a closer lookJan 10, 2018
Baylor cardiologists are working to bring awareness to the need for including heart failure risk factors in overall cardiovascular disease evaluations.
Dr. Dorit Donoviel named TRI for Space Health directorJan 10, 2018
Dr. Dorit Donoviel, associate professor in the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named director of the Translational Research Institute (TRI) for Space Health at Baylor.
Patients react better when doctors imply uncertain diagnosisJan 10, 2018
A paper shows parents of pediatric patients may react more negatively to doctors who communicate uncertainty of diagnosis explicitly compared to doctors who use implicit language.