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Baylor Lung Institute trains international medical residentsOct 28, 2015
New program invites thoracic surgery residents from Mexico City's National Institute of Respiratory Diseases to observe complex thoracic procedures at the Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center.
C-section delivery does not decrease at-birth fracture rates in infants with rare bone diseaseOct 22, 2015
Cesarean delivery was not associated with decrease in the at-birth fracture rates in infants with osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare bone disorder, said a consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Matthew Anderson receives funding to advance ovarian cancer research Oct 22, 2015
The KK125 Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation has awarded Dr. Matthew Anderson, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine, a $50,000 grant to look at new ways to prevent and detect ovarian cancer earlier.
Baylor College of Medicine establishes 101-member Faculty Senate; Developmental biologist Dr. Mary Dickinson elected chairOct 22, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine has established a Faculty Senate with elected representatives across all schools, departments, centers and affiliated hospital sites. The members have elected Dr. Mary Dickinson as chair.
Baylor College of Medicine recognized as one of nation’s healthiest workplacesOct 22, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized as a 2015 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America for its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming.
Don’t let diabetes spoil your Halloween funOct 22, 2015
Whether it’s a festival celebration, a haunted house visit or trick-or-treating, parents of children with diabetes need to be prepared for the sugar-fueled festivities, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Don’t let your skin get spooked this HalloweenOct 21, 2015
Baylor expert offers simple "tricks" to keep your skin irritation-free from Halloween makeup.
Team at Baylor College of Medicine successfully performs surgery on a human genome, changing how it is folded inside the cell nuOct 21, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine researchers lead team in the first successful genome surgery, changing how the genome is folded inside the nucleus.
Making sense of revised breast cancer screening guidelinesOct 21, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine experts encourage every woman to take a proactive role in knowing and understanding their risk for breast cancer.
Deep brain stimulation overcomes cognitive deficits in Rett miceOct 14, 2015
Baylor researchers find deep brain stimulation – usually used to treat movement disorders – overcomes the learning and memory deficits in mice whose symptoms mimic those of Rett syndrome.