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Human cells used to create disease model of fully functioning lipid system in mouse modelJun 17, 2015
Researchers have now created a disease model that resembles human mechanisms and acts as a fully functioning human lipid system within a mouse to specifically study hypercholesterolemia.
Natural killer cell deficit plays role in common genetic diseaseJun 16, 2015
Partial DiGeorge syndrome can result from the silencing of a number of genes that are important for controlling both virus-infected and tumor cells, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine.
Huff Joins Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories as President, Chief Executive OfficerJun 15, 2015
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories, LLC (“BMGL”) announced today that Gary Huff will join the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. 
Thirsty? You’re already dehydratedJun 15, 2015
Summertime means lots of people are outside dealing with the heat – some by choice and some because they have to. Whatever the reason, staying hydrated is the key to dealing with hotter temperatures.
Expert answers questions about MERSJun 11, 2015
Our expert answers questions on what we need to know as concern increases about Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in the Middle East and in Asia.
Mother's diet before pregnancy may affect child’s lifelong risk of cancerJun 11, 2015
Study finds mother’s diet around the time of conception can change the function of certain genes in her child, including the gene associated with cancer risk.
‘Margarita dermatitis’ caused by sun, lime juiceJun 10, 2015
Adding a slice of lime to a favorite summer drink is nice to cool off with, but our experts say it could leave your skin burning.
Bright ideas for sun protection, skin careJun 5, 2015
Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is not the only factor to consider when protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Our experts provide tips on preventing skin cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute announce affiliationJun 3, 2015
Formal affiliation agreement between Baylor and Texas Heart Institute centers on cardiovascular research, education and patient care.
What you can do right now to improve your moodJun 3, 2015
The blues, a funk or a bad mood – whatever you want to call it – it’s is not an uncommon feeling, but according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, it’s how you react to it that matters.