Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Carbohydrates in infant formula shape gut metabolites profile Jun 26, 2018 A team of researchers report an association between the type of carbohydrates in formula; the products of metabolism or metabolites; and the risk of NEC in a piglet model of the human condition.
Engineered T cells made to recognize tumor-specific patterns Jun 26, 2018 Researchers have found a new way to ensure that engineered T cells can reliably discriminate between normal and malignant cells.
What to know about protecting your eyes this summer Jun 25, 2018 From swimming at the pool to taking in fireworks displays, your eyes are sure to be exposed to sun and other hazards. An expert at Baylor College of Medicine shares her advice on ways to protect your eyes while still enjoying summer activities.
Traveling doesn’t have to be a pain this summer Jun 21, 2018 An expert at Baylor College of Medicine says the key to a pain-free vacation is to create a plan for the trip ahead of time.
Take your time to prevent brain freeze Jun 21, 2018 Eating or drinking cold foods too quickly can cause the dreaded brain freeze. Dr. Greg McLauchlin breaks down this common summertime nuisance.
Sugar delays neurodegeneration caused by enzyme deficiency Jun 20, 2018 A new therapeutic approach may one day delay neurodegeneration typical of a disease called mucopolysaccharidoses IIIB (MPS IIIB).
Scientists develop new approach to understand Huntington’s Jun 20, 2018 A team of scientists developed a new approach that provides a better understanding of Huntington’s disease and suggested new directions for developing therapeutic interventions.
Pack the right summer shoe for your summer vacation Jun 19, 2018 Summer is here and if you’re ready to jump in feet first, be sure you’re wearing the right shoes. Dr. Ronald Lepow offers tips on finding the right shoe for different types of summer vacations.
First-in-human clinical trial aims to treat neuroblastoma Jun 15, 2018 In a promising development, researchers announced a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a new form of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma using genetically engineered natural killer T cells (NKTs).
New evidence sheds light on how Parkinson’s develops Jun 14, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have identified unexpected new key players in the development of an early onset form of Parkinson’s disease called Parkinsonism.