Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Research reveals path to ependymoma chemotherapyJan 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 epidemicsJan 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 resistanceJan 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 assaultJan 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 weightDec 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 fireworksDec 27, 2017
Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal offers tips on how to protect your eyes from injury while using fireworks.
Mitochondrial metabolite linked to regulation of neurotransmissionDec 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 geneDec 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 bladderDec 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 gearDec 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.