Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Get your wrist in gear to avoid golf injuriesApr 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 therapyApr 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 optionsMar 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 dietMar 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 downMar 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 participantsMar 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 treatmentsMar 28, 2017
Researchers have developed a new way to approach breast cancer treatment by seeking to neutralize specific biological growth drivers.
New genetic risk factors identify two distinct glioma subtypesMar 27, 2017
Researchers led by Dr. Melissa Bondy have conducted the largest study to date of malignant brain tumors looking for genetic markers of glioma, a highly aggressive form of brain cancer.
Cancer center outreach group to host colorectal cancer playMar 24, 2017
In observation of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baylor College of Medicine will host a play that will help educate African-Americans about the importance of preventing colorectal cancer.