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Bottazzi receives Honduran National Science AwardDec 10, 2015
Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi, associate dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2015 Jose Cecilio del Valle National Science Award from the government of Honduras.
Physicians in training at high risk for depressionDec 10, 2015
New research from Baylor College of Medicine and Brigham and Women’s Hospital finds that 28.8 percent of trainees screen positive for depression during their residency.
STAT6 may explain mortality associated with some asthma drugDec 9, 2015
A gene, STAT6, may be the key to why some users of long-acting beta agonists die, Baylor researchers find.
When it comes to holiday nutrition, no plan is a plan to failDec 7, 2015
If you consume one very high calorie item in a day, the rest of your foods for the day should be low in calories, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Study finds genes associated with bleeding disorder caused by low plateletsDec 7, 2015
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found genes associated with an autoimmune bleeding disorder called chronic immune thrombocytopenia, or ITP.
Sleep and proper nutrition are essential for final exam successDec 3, 2015
According to experts at Baylor College of Medicine, putting the books and notes to the side for proper sleep and nutrition can be just as important as studying.
Boston Marathon survivor tours orthotics, prosthetics lab ahead of graduation appearanceDec 3, 2015
Adrianne Haslet, a competitive ballroom dancer who lost her lower left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, met with first-year students in Baylor College of Medicine’s Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics Program Thursday, Dec. 3.
Don’t pack away your skin care routine while on vacationDec 2, 2015
Holiday travel doesn’t mean a vacation from skin care. Adjust skin care routines based on where you’re going, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Lesotho clinic celebrates progress, promise on 10th anniversary and World AIDS DayDec 1, 2015
The Baylor College of Medicine-Texas Children’s Hospital-Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence in Lesotho celebrates progress on the day that marks 10 years since the clinic opened.
What you need to know about the kissing bug and Chagas diseaseNov 30, 2015
Experts at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine identify important things to know about the kissing bug and about Chagas disease.