Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Low-carb diet may reduce risk of postmenopausal weight gainMay 18, 2017
In an analysis of dietary patterns of postmenopausal women, researchers found that those who consumed the fewest carbohydrates had a significantly reduced risk of gaining 10 percent of their body weight over an eight-year period.
Cancer study assesses targets for personalized medicineMay 18, 2017
A study confirmed previously known cancer molecular changes and discovered others that had not been typically linked to cancer before.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adultsMay 17, 2017
Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.
International genetics symposium launches in Hong KongMay 17, 2017
The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017 in Hong Kong. 
Estimating cost when it comes to novel therapiesMay 16, 2017
When it comes to patient care, finding the best treatment can sometimes include finding an equal, yet more economical solution.
What to know before starting a high-intensity workout routineMay 16, 2017
Dr. Theodore Shybut, a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine, provides guidelines for successful participation in high-intensity workout routines.
Baylor faculty honored with DeBakey awardsMay 15, 2017
The recipients of the 2017 Michael E. DeBakey Award for Excellence in Research at Baylor College of Medicine have been named.
Ethical clash between health information, genomic databasesMay 12, 2017
Legal and ethical conflict exists between individuals’ right to access their personal health information and the protection of these trade secrets, as examined by a group of ethicists from Baylor.
Expert offers tips on dealing with post-graduation anxiety May 11, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Karen Lawson offers her tips on how to successfully transition to a postcollege life.
‘MARRVEL’ new way to compile big data in human-centric wayMay 11, 2017
A group of researchers at Baylor created MARRVEL to help researchers everywhere search databases all at once and in a matter of minutes.