Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Preterm birth linked to lengthy traffic exposure in HoustonMay 5, 2016
Researchers have discovered a possible correlation between preterm birth and vehicle emissions.
Recipients of 2016 DeBakey Research Award represent Baylor College of Medicine’s scientific excellenceMay 3, 2016
Five Baylor faculty members have received the Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award .
Volunteers needed for e-cigarette and cigarette smokers’ research studyMay 3, 2016
Baylor is recruiting volunteers for a pilot study to determine the effects of smoking either electronic cigarettes or tobacco on the bacteria found within the human body.
Herbal remedies are an overlooked global health hazardMay 2, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine is raising awareness that long-term use of herbal remedies is no guarantee of their safety.
Experts discuss expansion of buprenorphine as opiate addiction treatment agentMay 2, 2016
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine highlight the need to expand the use of buprenorphine as a treatment agent for opiate addiction
New McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine to study biophysics of cognitionApr 29, 2016
Dr. Nuo Li is the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
International research collaborative discovers genes linked to twinning and reproductive fitnessApr 28, 2016
An international collaborative team of researchers reports finding two genes that are associated with increased odds for women bearing fraternal twins.
Proper foot hygiene key for ‘Happy Feet’ this summerApr 28, 2016
Dr. Ronald Lepow, podiatrist and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor, offers tips for summertime foot care. 
Don’t let sleep apnea take your breath away Apr 26, 2016
A Baylor sleep expert explains the symptoms, risk factors and treatment of sleep apnea.
Avon Foundation grant to improve screening, treatment for economically disadvantaged patientsApr 26, 2016
Baylor received a $100,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women to increase access to state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment for women in Houston.