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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.
Autophagy protects against lung inflammation, fibrosisJun 2, 2015
In the lungs, the process is critical in fighting off infections. A new study from Baylor College of Medicine suggests that autophagy is critical to protect against lung inflammation and fibrosis, even in the absence of any infections.
The truth about alleviating menstrual cycle symptomsJun 2, 2015
There are simple ways to lessen the pain that comes during a woman’s menstrual cycle, but it may not be the myths that are circulating around the Internet, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Donated laptops helps HIV-positive teens in Africa transition to adulthoodJun 1, 2015
Pilot program pairs HIV-positive African teens with donated laptops to help with transition to adulthood.
Baylor College of Medicine's Duncan Cancer Center receives additional $15.9 million in state cancer funding May 29, 2015
Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have received $15.9 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for two new large grants focused on liver cancer and prostate cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine Board names Fred Lummis as chair, adds four board membersMay 27, 2015
The Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees has elected investment company owner Fred R. Lummis as its chair, and named four new members to the board.
Intervention reduces unnecessary diagnosis and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuriaMay 27, 2015
Trautner and colleagues designed an intervention focused on the aspects of behavioral change that are relevant to the problem of over-treating asymptomatic bacteriuria and the emergence of resistant super bugs.
Baylor College of Medicine graduates 276 physicians and scientists May 27, 2015
The 2015 class of Baylor College of Medicine, including 184 medical school graduates and 92 graduates of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, were awarded diplomas May 27, in a commencement ceremony at the Jones H. Hall for Performing Arts.
Electronic algorithms to identify delays in patient follow-upMay 20, 2015
Researchers have created electronic triggers to identify delays in telling patients about an abnormal lung image.
Risks of side effects when treating deadly heart-related illness studiedMay 15, 2015
Continued review of outcomes of people who suffer from non-valvular atrial fibrillation treated with rivaroxaban have shown that the likelihood of a major bleeding event, a known side effect of this treatment, increases with age.