Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
International team discovers deficiency of RASGRP1 gene causes newly discovered human immunodeficiency Oct 24, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered the genetic cause and biological mechanisms linked to a new human immunodeficiency.
Identification of new subtypes of lung cancer can lead to personalized therapies with better outcomes Oct 24, 2016 Researchers broke down lung cancers into distinct subtypes, each with its own molecular profile and potentially different response to therapy.
BIPAI expands its programs in South America with maternal-child health initiative in Argentina Oct 21, 2016 The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital is increasing its impact in South America through a new maternal and child health program in Argentina.
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy welcomes Anna Deavere Smith to Houston for evening of community outreach Oct 21, 2016 The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine presents an evening with Anna Deavere Smith, featuring her performance of Let Me Down Easy, a docudrama examining the body as it relates to health and human existence.
International team discovers novel Alzheimer’s disease risk gene among Icelanders Oct 20, 2016 A team of scientists have identified a novel genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
When to worry about a sore throat Oct 20, 2016 Dr. Julina Ongkasuwan says multiple health conditions may play a role in having an itchy, irritated and painful throat.
Statewide research program in Texas expected to advance understanding of causes of childhood cancer Oct 19, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center will lead a statewide effort to understand the causes of childhood cancer.
Breast reconstruction after cancer offers chance for patients to feel good in their own skin by using their own abdominal tissue Oct 19, 2016 Plastic surgeon Dr. Sebastian Winocour discusses options for breast reconstruction following cancer, including using a patient's own abdominal tissue.
Baylor College of Medicine rises in ranks of healthiest workplaces for 2016 Oct 18, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America for its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming.
If the shoe doesn’t fit: how to avoid runner’s toe Oct 18, 2016 Dr. Ronald Lepow offers some prevention methods that runners can take to help avoid toenail loss.