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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.
Baylor faculty recognized for excellence in clinical careMay 15, 2015
A group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members received the College’s Master Clinician and Rising Star Clinician Awards for excellence in patient care at a May 14 ceremony.
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories launches enhanced clinical exome sequencing test, faster delivery of resultsMay 14, 2015
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories announced today the launch of an enhanced clinical exome sequencing test, a new option for physicians that speeds up delivery of final results to two-three weeks from three months.
Safety switch preserves beneficial effects of cell therapyMay 14, 2015
Researchers have found that a single dose of an otherwise harmless drug can safely control the severe and often lethal side effects associated with haploidentical stem cell transplantation.
Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine sign interinstitutional agreementMay 13, 2015
Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have signed an interinstitutional agreement to facilitate research and teaching collaborations between the two private schools.
Baylor College of Medicine faculty members recognized for outstanding teachingMay 13, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine faculty members selected as outstanding educators for 2015 were honored at the Medical Education Awards Ceremony held Tuesday, May 12, in Baylor's Cullen Auditorium. 
Study links tumor recurrence to growth factor commonly used in high-risk neuroblastoma treatmentMay 12, 2015
Baylor researchers find a human growth factor that expands white blood cells in response to infection also acts on neuroblastoma cancer stem cells that are thought responsible for disease relapse.
Predicted changes in emergency medicine care after implementation of Affordable Care ActMay 11, 2015
Basic predictions about changes that will happen to emergency medicine care after the Affordable Care Act based on prior evidence that has been published from states that have done similar reforms as well.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital tackle Swaziland’s high TB rates May 11, 2015
Global health experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital hope to make a meaningful difference in the fight against tuberculosis with the recent opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility.