Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Expert offers tips on managing anxiety during crowded holiday shopping Nov 30, 2016
Dr. John Oldham offers his tips on how to manage anxiety in large holiday shopping crowds.
Fight dry skin this winter seasonNov 29, 2016
When the weather gets colder our skin is more prone to dryness, itching and irritation because moisture is lost from the skin. Dr. Carina Wasko shares ways to keep your skin healthy.
Scientists find gene variants causing NK cell deficiency, solving 12 year-long mystery for a familyNov 28, 2016
An international team of scientists has solved a medical mystery that has made most of the children in a family susceptible to severe viral infections for more than 40 years.
Disturbing circadian rhythm connected to higher risk of liver cancer in mice; link to humansNov 23, 2016
A team of researchers says disrupting a regular sleep routine can trigger the development of liver cancer in mice.
Baylor College of Medicine launches new residency program in internal medicine and geneticsNov 22, 2016
The creation of an internal medicine-genetics residency program will enable Baylor to stay at the cutting edge of patient care and help attract top talent in the field.
Expert offers tips on how to manage diabetes during the holidaysNov 22, 2016
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam says managing diabetes requires consistency, which can be tough during the holidays.
CPRIT awards Baylor College of Medicine additional $7 million to individual investigatorsNov 21, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have received over $7 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for seven new grants.
Researchers receive prestigious Health System Impact Award for improving diagnosisNov 21, 2016
Dr. Hardeep Singh and his Houston VA Patient Safety Center team are the recipients of the 2016 VA Health Services Research and Development Health System Impact Award.
New synthetic protein captures DNA events leading to cancer, opens possibilities for improved cancer therapiesNov 18, 2016
Researchers identify opportunities for developing new drugs to neutralize molecular intermediates before they lead to cancer.
Don’t let dust deck your halls this holiday seasonNov 17, 2016
Dr. David Corry shares ways to avoid allergy-triggering dust and ways to stay healthy while preparing to deck the halls this holiday season.