Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Oral corticosteroids overprescribed in children with asthma Apr 10, 2017 In a new study published today in the journal Pediatrics, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found substantial overprescribing of oral corticosteroids in children with asthma.
Grant to fund potential new glioblastoma treatment research Apr 7, 2017 Dr. Meenakshi Hegde was awarded a grant from the Stand Up to Cancer organization for her research focused on finding new treatment for glioblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor.
Get your wrist in gear to avoid golf injuries Apr 6, 2017 Hand and wrist expert Dr. Thomas Hunt says wrist injuries are one of the most common types of golf injuries.
Tumor microenvironment study may improve cancer therapy Apr 3, 2017 Researchers have discovered that tumor blood vessels and the immune system influence each other’s functions, and propose that considering these bilateral effects in cancer therapy might improve outcomes.
Study shows parallels among emergency care facility options Mar 31, 2017 A recent study examines the utilization, price per visit and types of care delivered by freestanding emergency departments (EDs), hospital-based emergency departments and urgent care centers.
Not just another celebrity diet: benefits of an alkaline diet Mar 30, 2017 While most celebrity or fad diets have not been scientifically proven to be effective, the alkaline diet can still positively impact your body, especially if you have kidney problems, according to a Baylor College of Medicine expert.
Don’t let springtime sinus infections bring you down Mar 29, 2017 Warm weather and blooming flowers can mean sinus infections for allergy sufferers. Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Mas Takashima shares ways to manage symptoms and find relief.
Landmark autism genetic study seeking participants Mar 28, 2017 Families affected by autism are invited to a special on-site registration and data collection event for the nation’s largest-ever autism research study.
Zoghbi honored with Canada International Gairdner Award Mar 28, 2017 Dr. Huda Zoghbi is being honored by the Gairdner Foundation with the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award for seminal discoveries and contributions to biomedical science.
Novel approach can reveal better breast cancer treatments Mar 28, 2017 Researchers have developed a new way to approach breast cancer treatment by seeking to neutralize specific biological growth drivers.