Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

International research collaborative discovers genes linked to twinning and reproductive fitnessApr 28, 2016
An international collaborative team of researchers reports finding two genes that are associated with increased odds for women bearing fraternal twins.
Proper foot hygiene key for ‘Happy Feet’ this summerApr 28, 2016
Dr. Ronald Lepow, podiatrist and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor, offers tips for summertime foot care. 
Don’t let sleep apnea take your breath away Apr 26, 2016
A Baylor sleep expert explains the symptoms, risk factors and treatment of sleep apnea.
Avon Foundation grant to improve screening, treatment for economically disadvantaged patientsApr 26, 2016
Baylor received a $100,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women to increase access to state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment for women in Houston.
Dr. Ming Zhou a featured speaker in Solute Carrier Proteins symposium at the New York Academy of SciencesApr 22, 2016
Dr. Ming Zhou will be a featured speaker at the Solute Carrier Proteins: Unlocking the Gene-Family for Effective Therapies symposium.
Successful treatment for hepatitis C reduces risk of liver cancer later in veteransApr 22, 2016
A new study found that treatment and cure of chronic hepatitis C reduce the risk of the most common for of liver cancer.
Improving effective leadership important to patient careApr 21, 2016
The Society of Surgical Chairs has recently released key tenets to improve leadership.
Largest-ever U.S. autism research study underwayApr 21, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are part of an autism research initiative to advance the understanding of the causes of this condition.
Exercise may slow symptoms of Parkinson’s diseaseApr 21, 2016
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine say that for some, regular exercise could slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Researchers explore new methods to suppress menstrual cyclesApr 21, 2016
Dr. Virginia Wotring writes that long-acting reversible contraceptives can be safe and reliable for stopping menstrual cycles.