Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Not just another celebrity diet: benefits of an alkaline diet Mar 30, 2017 While most celebrity or fad diets have not been scientifically proven to be effective, the alkaline diet can still positively impact your body, especially if you have kidney problems, according to a Baylor College of Medicine expert.
Don’t let springtime sinus infections bring you down Mar 29, 2017 Warm weather and blooming flowers can mean sinus infections for allergy sufferers. Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Mas Takashima shares ways to manage symptoms and find relief.
Landmark autism genetic study seeking participants Mar 28, 2017 Families affected by autism are invited to a special on-site registration and data collection event for the nation’s largest-ever autism research study.
Zoghbi honored with Canada International Gairdner Award Mar 28, 2017 Dr. Huda Zoghbi is being honored by the Gairdner Foundation with the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award for seminal discoveries and contributions to biomedical science.
Novel approach can reveal better breast cancer treatments Mar 28, 2017 Researchers have developed a new way to approach breast cancer treatment by seeking to neutralize specific biological growth drivers.
New genetic risk factors identify two distinct glioma subtypes Mar 27, 2017 Researchers led by Dr. Melissa Bondy have conducted the largest study to date of malignant brain tumors looking for genetic markers of glioma, a highly aggressive form of brain cancer.
Cancer center outreach group to host colorectal cancer play Mar 24, 2017 In observation of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baylor College of Medicine will host a play that will help educate African-Americans about the importance of preventing colorectal cancer.
Scientists assemble Zika virus mosquito genome from scratch Mar 23, 2017 A multi-institutional team has developed a new way to sequence genomes, which can assemble the genome of an organism, entirely from scratch, dramatically cheaper and faster.
OTUD6B gene mutations cause intellectual, physical disability Mar 23, 2017 An international team of researchers from institutions around the world has discovered that mutations of the OTUD6B gene result in a spectrum of physical and intellectual deficits.
Childhood cancer survivor support expanding for Texans Mar 22, 2017 A recent $1.5 million grant will expand the Passport for Care program, which ensuring that childhood cancer survivors in Texas receive healthcare that meets their unique needs.