Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Research reveals path to ependymoma chemotherapy Jan 4, 2018 Dr. Stephen Mack and colleagues have developed a framework for discovering targets in ependymomas, and other cancer that lack known genetic drivers, thereby also providing insights into treatment strategies.
Dietary sugar linked to bacterial epidemics Jan 3, 2018 The increasing frequency and severity of healthcare-associated outbreaks caused by bacterium Clostridium difficile have been linked to the widely used food additive trehalose.
Primate genomics study reveals clues into AIDS resistance Jan 3, 2018 Researchers set out to sequence and analyze the genomes of two nonhuman primates to develop new insights into the behavior of the HIV virus in humans.
Me Too: Starting a conversation about sexual assault Jan 3, 2018 Dr. Karen Lawson discusses how recent movements against sexual assault are helping to shed light on a difficult and little-discussed topic and may help victims on their healing journey.
Resolve to improve health rather than to lose weight Dec 28, 2017 Roberta Anding, registered dietitian with Baylor College of Medicine, says to focus on making changes in your daily routine that will improve your health and weight loss will follow.
Expert offers tips on protecting your eyes from fireworks Dec 27, 2017 Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal offers tips on how to protect your eyes from injury while using fireworks.
Mitochondrial metabolite linked to regulation of neurotransmission Dec 26, 2017 A team of researchers has discovered a novel level of regulation of the communication between neurons and other cells.
G-quadruplex regulates breast cancer-associated gene Dec 21, 2017 Researchers have now discovered a mechanism by which cells can regulate switching between the two proteins, opening options for the development of novel therapeutic strategies to control cancer growth in the future.
Traveling tips with an overactive bladder Dec 21, 2017 Dealing with an overactive bladder becomes even more difficult while traveling. Dr. Alexander Pastuszak has tips on how to travel more comfortably with an overactive bladder.
Keep warm with cold weather workout gear Dec 20, 2017 When the weather outside is frightful, it doesn’t stop fitness enthusiasts from outdoor workouts. Dr. Theodore Shybut has important tips for your cold weather workout gear.