Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Substance addiction changes mother’s response to infantJul 26, 2017
Researchers found that a mother’s brain response to her own infant is modified in the presence of substance addiction.
Low vaccination rates in U.S. have economic, public health impact Jul 24, 2017
Examining case examples, researchers find even a small decline in vaccination rates across the United States could have significant public health and economic consequences.
Lunatic Fringe gene plays key role in renewable brainJul 19, 2017
Researchers have found a novel mechanism by which descendants of neural stem cells can send feedback signals to alter the division and the fate of the mother cell. 
How CD44s gives brain cancer survival advantageJul 18, 2017
In the case of glioblastoma multiforme, researchers have discovered that the molecule CD44s seems to give cancer cells a survival advantage.
Expert says think twice before skipping physical therapyJul 18, 2017
Melanie McNeal says skipping physical therapy recommendations could make your injury worse.
Baylor, Geisinger work to improve diagnostic performanceJul 17, 2017
Researchers have been awarded a grant to develop a program to systematically measure and improve safety of clinical diagnosis.
Researchers identify potentially safer substitutes for BPAJul 13, 2017
Researchers have identified a group of potential substitutes for bisphenol A (BPA) that lack the adverse effects typically associated with BPA. 
Researchers study possible carnitine deficiency, autism linkJul 13, 2017
Dr. Arthur Beaudet's research has led him to propose that the lack of carnitine might be involved in triggering mild forms of autism.
Scientists develop method for real-time glutathione measuringJul 13, 2017
Researchers have moved the field of glutathione research a step forward by developing a fluorescent probe that can measure real-time changes of glutathione concentration in living cells.
Preventing eye fatigue on long road trips Jul 12, 2017
Dr. Zaina Al-Mohtaseb gives insight on ways to prevent eye fatigue and get safely through road trips.