Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Preventing eye fatigue on long road trips Jul 12, 2017 Dr. Zaina Al-Mohtaseb gives insight on ways to prevent eye fatigue and get safely through road trips.
Study evaluates value of freestanding emergency departments Jul 12, 2017 A recent multi-institution study seeks to evaluate and compare freestanding emergency departments (FEDs) affiliated with academic institutions against national emergency department (ED) averages.
Baylor to offer new genetic counseling degree program Jul 12, 2017 The Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees, Academic Council and Faculty Senate have approved a new Genetic Counseling Program, which will award a Master of Science degree through the School of Allied Health Sciences.
Paper highlights risk for triceps tendon ruptures in athletes Jul 11, 2017 Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut highlights the need to be aware of the potential risk of tendon ruptures after the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Dr. Beaudet recognized for leadership in genetics Jul 11, 2017 The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has honored Dr. Arthur L. Beaudet with the 2017 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award.
Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drain Jul 6, 2017 Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.
Researchers build SEQSpark to analyze huge genetic data sets Jun 29, 2017 A led by Dr. Suzanne Leal developed software called SEQSpark to overcome obstacles processing large amounts of exome and genome data.
Study looks at lowering untreatable heart attack risk factor Jun 29, 2017 Dr. Christi Ballantyne explains a study that evaluates a possible treatment to reduce the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Novel mouse model more closely resembles human liver Jun 28, 2017 Researchers have developed a new mouse model with human cells which show more accurate results as to how a human might metabolize a drug.
Expert discusses common OCD misconceptions Jun 27, 2017 Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale discusses common misconceptions about obsessive compulsive disorder and gives her advice on the best treatment options for OCD.