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Food plays a big part in many holiday traditions, so it can be tricky to control portions and keep from overeating during the holiday season. A…
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Peppermint potpourri and cinnamon scented diffusers are staples of the holiday season. But for some people, fragrances are more of a headache than a…
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Getting reflux after a meal can leave a bad taste in the mouth, so don’t let it ruin your meals this holiday season. A Baylor College of Medicine and…
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Thanksgiving food
The holidays often involve overindulging, and while the occasional decadent meal is enjoyable, some people may prefer to eat a healthier version of…
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Human Microbiome Research
One of the major challenges in microbiome science has been distinguishing what is a potential environmental contaminant from a true, bona fide…
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NASA Artemis Launch
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine, with consortium partners California Institute of…
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While it may seem common knowledge that smoking is bad for your lungs, if and how ultrafine particles present in cigarette smoke impact the…
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Baylor Medicine, the multidisciplinary practice of Baylor College of Medicine, has received Target: BP™ Gold+ and Silver recognition and Check.…
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The 2022 Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lecture will be held Dec. 13 as a virtual presentation given by researchers at the Alzheimer’s Disease and…
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Dr. Douglas Dirschl has been named chair of the Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, effective April 1,…
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Huda Zoghbi Lab
Dr. Huda Zoghbi has been named the 2023 winner of the August M. Watanabe Prize in Translational Research and will be honored at the 2023 Indiana…
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A spread of Thanksgiving food and drink.
While holiday feasts bring friends and families together, it’s important to keep those with food allergies in mind when creating your holiday menu. A…
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As the days start getting shorter and darker, people might feel impacted by seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The downturn in mood that happens with…
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Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine today welcomes 10 new members to its Board of Advisors. The Board of Advisors, a non-fiduciary appointed group, works…
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Screen Time
Exposure to screens, including televisions, tablets, smartphones and game systems, is common among young children. The American Academy of Pediatrics…
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Brain
A longstanding question in neuroscience is how mammalian brains, including ours, adapt to external environments, information and experiences. In a…
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