Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Improving effective leadership important to patient care Apr 21, 2016 The Society of Surgical Chairs has recently released key tenets to improve leadership.
Largest-ever U.S. autism research study underway Apr 21, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are part of an autism research initiative to advance the understanding of the causes of this condition.
Exercise may slow symptoms of Parkinson’s disease Apr 21, 2016 Experts at Baylor College of Medicine say that for some, regular exercise could slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Researchers explore new methods to suppress menstrual cycles Apr 21, 2016 Dr. Virginia Wotring writes that long-acting reversible contraceptives can be safe and reliable for stopping menstrual cycles.
Study finds genes linked to happiness, depression and neuroticism Apr 20, 2016 A multi-institutional team, including a researcher from Baylor College of Medicine, reports that they have found genetic variants associated with our feelings of well-being, depression and neuroticism.
Teenagers and plastic surgery: Make an informed decision Apr 20, 2016 An expert at Baylor College of Medicine explains the importance of knowing the facts and consequences before teens seek plastic surgery.
New class of small molecule drug, SI-2, has potential for improving cancer treatment Apr 15, 2016 Baylor researchers find that SI-2 can inhibit tumor growth in mouse models and could be used to develop drugs against key drivers of many cancers.
Discovery of asprosin, new hormone could have potential implications in treatment of diabetes Apr 14, 2016 Researchers determined that they could use an antibody to neutralize asprosin, which could potentially lead to a treatment for diabetes.
Mutations in RERE gene result in features that coincide with those associated with 1p36 deletion syndrome Apr 14, 2016 RERE mutations alone can cause developmental problems typical of 1p36 deletions.
Experts warn HPV related cancer on the rise in U.S. Apr 13, 2016 The last three decades have seen a rise in the cases of head and neck cancer and a shift in the cause of such cancers, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine.