Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Step into the new year with the right shoes Jan 8, 2019 If the shoe fits, you’re on the right track to achieving your resolution for a healthier 2019, according to Dr. Ronald Lepow, a podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine.
Evenings with Genetics focuses on cystic fibrosis Jan 8, 2019 On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Evenings with Genetics will highlight cystic fibrosis is a genetic condition that causes persistent lung infections.
Fungi cause brain infection and memory impairment in mice Jan 4, 2019 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has developed a mouse model to study the short-term consequences of fungal infection in the brain.
Researchers analyze impact of newborn genomic screening Jan 3, 2019 As genomic sequencing becomes increasingly popular and accessible, an effort called the BabySeq Project aims to explore the medical, behavioral, economic and ethical impacts of adding genomic sequencing to the roster of screenings for newborns.
Malignant brain tumors found in higher numbers in Appalachia Dec 20, 2018 A recent study showed that compared to the rest of the U.S., the Appalachian region has a 5 percent higher incidence of malignant primary brain tumors and other central nervous system tumors.
Dr. Kjersti Aagaard awarded mentor award from Nature Dec 19, 2018 Dr. Kjersti Aagaard has been honored with a 2018 Nature Award for Mentoring in Science.
Space institute seeks biomedical research advances Dec 18, 2018 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health is calling for groundbreaking investigative proposals aimed at protecting human health in space.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease screening, study underway Dec 18, 2018 To raise public awareness of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, experts have launched an awareness campaign to provide adult Houstonians with a free, FDA-approved ultrasound test that detects both fat and scarring in the liver.
Space institute seeks new deep-space healthcare solutions Dec 18, 2018 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking cutting-edge health and performance technology solutions being developed by industry.
Azúcares en leche materna influencian infección con rotavirus Dec 13, 2018 Un equipo multidisciplinario de investigación descubrió que azúcares en la leche materna afectan la infección con rotavirus y podrían mejorar la efectividad de las vacunas atenuadas.