Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Altered gene regulation is more widespread in cancer than expected Jul 10, 2018
A team of researchers conducted a large-scale study that provides new insights into the mechanisms that can lead to cancer.
New test gives better risk prediction for heart attack, strokeJul 5, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have found that testing a specific type of triglyceride may be a better indicator for predicting risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to traditional risk factors.
How good bacteria keeps your gut healthyJul 3, 2018
New research reveals a cellular mechanism by which good bacteria can help the gut stay healthy.
Mutations in gene TRAF7 associated with multisystem disorderJun 28, 2018
A team of researchers find that mutations in TRAF7 are likely associated with a multisystem disorder.
Baylor launches community breast cancer education eventJun 27, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine has launched Breast Cancer Conversations, a quarterly educational event designed to inform the public about what’s new in breast cancer.
Carbohydrates in infant formula shape gut metabolites profileJun 26, 2018
A team of researchers report an association between the type of carbohydrates in formula; the products of metabolism or metabolites; and the risk of NEC in a piglet model of the human condition.
Engineered T cells made to recognize tumor-specific patternsJun 26, 2018
Researchers have found a new way to ensure that engineered T cells can reliably discriminate between normal and malignant cells.
What to know about protecting your eyes this summerJun 25, 2018
From swimming at the pool to taking in fireworks displays, your eyes are sure to be exposed to sun and other hazards. An expert at Baylor College of Medicine shares her advice on ways to protect your eyes while still enjoying summer activities.
Traveling doesn’t have to be a pain this summerJun 21, 2018
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine says the key to a pain-free vacation is to create a plan for the trip ahead of time.
Take your time to prevent brain freezeJun 21, 2018
Eating or drinking cold foods too quickly can cause the dreaded brain freeze. Dr. Greg McLauchlin breaks down this common summertime nuisance.