Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Engineered T cells made to recognize tumor-specific patternsJun 26, 2018
Researchers have found a new way to ensure that engineered T cells can reliably discriminate between normal and malignant cells.
What to know about protecting your eyes this summerJun 25, 2018
From swimming at the pool to taking in fireworks displays, your eyes are sure to be exposed to sun and other hazards. An expert at Baylor College of Medicine shares her advice on ways to protect your eyes while still enjoying summer activities.
Traveling doesn’t have to be a pain this summerJun 21, 2018
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine says the key to a pain-free vacation is to create a plan for the trip ahead of time.
Take your time to prevent brain freezeJun 21, 2018
Eating or drinking cold foods too quickly can cause the dreaded brain freeze. Dr. Greg McLauchlin breaks down this common summertime nuisance.
Sugar delays neurodegeneration caused by enzyme deficiencyJun 20, 2018
A new therapeutic approach may one day delay neurodegeneration typical of a disease called mucopolysaccharidoses IIIB (MPS IIIB).
Scientists develop new approach to understand Huntington’sJun 20, 2018
A team of scientists developed a new approach that provides a better understanding of Huntington’s disease and suggested new directions for developing therapeutic interventions.
Pack the right summer shoe for your summer vacationJun 19, 2018
Summer is here and if you’re ready to jump in feet first, be sure you’re wearing the right shoes. Dr. Ronald Lepow offers tips on finding the right shoe for different types of summer vacations.
First-in-human clinical trial aims to treat neuroblastomaJun 15, 2018
In a promising development, researchers announced a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a new form of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma using genetically engineered natural killer T cells (NKTs).
New evidence sheds light on how Parkinson’s developsJun 14, 2018
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have identified unexpected new key players in the development of an early onset form of Parkinson’s disease called Parkinsonism.
Use your ‘header’ to stay healthy during World CupJun 14, 2018
However you decide to join in on the World Cup excitement, try these tips from other sporting events that our Baylor College of Medicine experts recommend to stay healthy.