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Overeating during the holidays is bad for your kidneys Nov 15, 2017 Dr. Sreedhar Mandayam explains how overeating during the holidays can impact your kidneys.
Ciprofloxacin increases risk of tears, rupture in mouse aortas Nov 14, 2017 A team of researchers has found that a widely prescribed antibiotic increases the risk of tears and rupture on the main artery of the body, the aorta, in a mouse model of human aortic aneurysms and dissections.
After Harvey: how to cope during the holiday season Nov 14, 2017 Dr. Asim Shah discusses the challenges of being displaced after Hurricane Harvey and how to overcome them during the holidays.
Defects in cell’s ‘waste disposal system’ linked to Parkinson’s Nov 13, 2017 An international study has shed new light on the genetic factors associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Signs that someone you know may have an eating disorder Nov 9, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Asim Shah explains what to watch out for when it comes to anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Evenings with Genetics features panel of scientists and leaders to discuss research funding Nov 8, 2017 On Nov. 15, Evenings with Genetics, a speaker series hosted by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, will host “Partners in Progress: Families and Scientists Catalyze Research for Rare Diseases."
Study examines battlefield chemicals, prostate cancer link Nov 7, 2017 The link between exposure to battlefield chemicals and prostate cancer in veterans is not well understood, but researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are hoping to change that.
Low-fat diet may lower postmenopausal pancreatic cancer risk Nov 6, 2017 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have released the findings of the impact a low-fat diet has on pancreatic cancer risk in postmenopausal women.
Regulating asprosin levels might help control appetite, weight Nov 6, 2017 Studies into the asprosin hormone open an intriguing possibility for developing novel treatments for overweight people.
TRI for Space Health awards four postdoctoral fellowships Oct 31, 2017 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRI for Space Health), led by Baylor College of Medicine, has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to four outstanding early career scientists.