Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

New partnership expands Baylor’s team of expert cardiologistsJan 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine’s cardiology group has expanded with the addition of Hall-Garcia Cardiology Associates, a team of internationally recognized doctors.
National Human Genome Research Institute funds centers for common and rare diseases at Baylor College of MedicineJan 14, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine centers will play major roles in newly announced National Human Genome Research Institute DNA sequencing programs designed to understand the genomics of both common and rare diseases.
Can a “crowd” diagnose better than a physician? The jury is still out. Jan 14, 2016
Researchers: Crowdsourcing a diagnosis may provide answers to some patients with unresolved health problems, but it is unknown how many patients ultimately receive a correct diagnosis using this method.
Exome sequencing helps identify cataract gene in members of religious sectJan 14, 2016
Link between a type of cataract and sudden cardiac death may have been found thanks to exome sequencing.
Avoid ski season injuries with these tipsJan 12, 2016
Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine expert, discusses common ski injuries and ways to avoid them.
Travel-related Zika virus confirmed in Harris County Jan 11, 2016
Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services has confirmed the first travel-related Zika virus infection in the Harris County area in a person who recently returned from Latin America.
Baylor's Dr. Will Parsons among cancer researchers who met Vice President Joe Biden’s teamJan 11, 2016
Pediatric oncologist Dr. Will Parsons was among a group of cancer researchers who met with the office of Vice President Joe Biden on Jan. 8 in Washington, D.C.
Be aware of common cervical cancer symptomsJan 7, 2016
Abnormal bleeding can be an early warning sign of cervical cancer and should not be ignored, said a gynecologic oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine.
Stretch the effectiveness of your workout Dec 28, 2015
Sports medicine experts at Baylor College of Medicine say don't confuse stretching with warm-ups before exercise or training.
Volunteers needed for LAM studyDec 22, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers for a new study to determine the efficacy of the drug saracatinib in treating women with lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM.