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Grant supports research on potential immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastomaDec 30, 2014

Dr. Leonid Metelitsa, named among inaugural recipients of the Bio-therapeutics Impact Award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

Obesity, acid reflux precursors for esophageal cancerDec 29, 2014

New review examines latest developments in the risk factors, pathologies, diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancers.

In the midst of flu season, it’s not too late to be vaccinatedDec 19, 2014
It’s not too late to be vaccinated and protected against the influenza virus, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Brendan Lee named chair of genetics at Baylor College of MedicineDec 19, 2014
Lee has been serving as interim chair since June of this year. He succeeds Dr. Arthur Beaudet, who continues as a professor of molecular and human genetics, molecular and cellular biology and pediatrics at the College.
Pregnancy safety while travelingDec 18, 2014

Baylor College of Medicine obstetrician and gynecologist expert offers traveling tips for women with uncomplicated pregnancies.

Holiday eating can reveal inflammatory disorderDec 15, 2014

Increased holiday eating, including unfamiliar foods at potlucks and house parties, means opportunity to develop swallowing problems.

Use holiday visit to check on health of elderly relativesDec 12, 2014
While visiting elderly relatives over the holidays, be on the lookout for some tell-tale signs of declining health, said Baylor College of Medicine geriatric expert Dr. Robert Roush.
Study further suggests combination targeted therapy without chemotherapy a good option for some HER2-positive breast cancerDec 12, 2014
New data further suggests combination targeted therapy without chemotherapy is a potential approach for certain HER-2-positive breast cancer.
Dr. Daniel Yoshor named chair of neurosurgeryDec 12, 2014
Dr. Daniel Yoshor has been named chair of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
Added sugar could contribute to extra holiday poundsDec 12, 2014
According to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, we should all be aware of the amount of added sugar we’re consuming year-round and especially during the holidays.