Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Older adults advised to make smart sexual health choicesFeb 9, 2017
STDs can have a significant impact on the health of elders because they are often diagnosed late due to lack of frequent screening.
Lo que Ud. necesita saber sobre la enfermedad de la válvula mitralFeb 8, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas ofrece sus perspectivas acerca de la enfermedad de la válvula mitral y su tratamiento.
What you need to know about mitral valve diseaseFeb 8, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas gives some insight into mitral valve disease and its treatment.
Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcersFeb 7, 2017
Researchers found that using smart insoles and smartwatch technology to alert patients of harmful plantar pressures helps people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Vital links between brain tumors, epileptic seizures foundFeb 7, 2017
Research suggests detecting brain tumors at the earliest possible stage and eliminating them before seizures begin might be possible one day.
Research finds strategy that may treat juvenile Batten diseaseFeb 6, 2017
Researchers have discovered a treatment that improves the neurological symptoms in a mouse model of juvenile Batten disease.
Follow your heart… to the doctor’s officeFeb 6, 2017
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say while heart palpitations are common, they should not be ignored.
Successful study leads experts to call for more patientsFeb 3, 2017
Fetal endotracheal occlusion surgery is now being studied in a new clinical trial to determine whether it is helpful to babies with a more moderate form of left congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Fetal therapy for severe diaphragmatic hernia shown feasibleFeb 3, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have the largest experience in the U.S for treating severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia with FETO.
$3.3M effort to map human genome’s intricate folding patternFeb 2, 2017
The NIH announced eight mapping centers, including one at Baylor, will help lead the next four-year phase of its project to identify all of the functional elements contained in the human genome.