Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Scalp cooling effective in reducing hair loss during chemoFeb 14, 2017
Dr. Julie Nangia reports the results of her research studying the effectiveness of scalp cooling therapy in reducing hair loss in women undergoing chemotherapy.
Expert discusses the science of commitment Feb 13, 2017
Dr. James Bray offers tips for maintaining a successful relationship. 
Personalized cardiovascular health needed for an aging populationFeb 13, 2017
Baylor researchers are using data  to pinpoint the best recommendations for prediction, treatment and prevention for the aging population.
Older adults advised to make smart sexual health choicesFeb 9, 2017
STDs can have a significant impact on the health of elders because they are often diagnosed late due to lack of frequent screening.
Lo que Ud. necesita saber sobre la enfermedad de la válvula mitralFeb 8, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas ofrece sus perspectivas acerca de la enfermedad de la válvula mitral y su tratamiento.
What you need to know about mitral valve diseaseFeb 8, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas gives some insight into mitral valve disease and its treatment.
Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcersFeb 7, 2017
Researchers found that using smart insoles and smartwatch technology to alert patients of harmful plantar pressures helps people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Vital links between brain tumors, epileptic seizures foundFeb 7, 2017
Research suggests detecting brain tumors at the earliest possible stage and eliminating them before seizures begin might be possible one day.
Research finds strategy that may treat juvenile Batten diseaseFeb 6, 2017
Researchers have discovered a treatment that improves the neurological symptoms in a mouse model of juvenile Batten disease.
Follow your heart… to the doctor’s officeFeb 6, 2017
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say while heart palpitations are common, they should not be ignored.