Smartphone app for teens puts reliable health information at their fingertips Aug 5, 2015 A new app from the Baylor Teen Health Clinic puts healthcare information and resources at the fingertips of teens and young adults.
Zoghbi receives seven-year Javits award to advance ataxia research Jul 31, 2015 Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi has been awarded a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Sickle cell patients in Angola to receive important treatment through partnership program Jul 23, 2015 Sickle cell disease patients who receive care through the public health service in Cabinda, Angola, Africa, will now have access to an important treatment for the disease.
Male brain listens to female sex hormone Jun 22, 2015 The role of the estrogen receptor in preventing weight gain in females is well known, and there also is strong evidence that the same receptor is important for body weight control in males.
Twin infants needed for feeding behavior study Jun 18, 2015 Researchers are recruiting pairs of infant twins under four months of age to participate in the Infant Twin Study to understand the development of preschool children’s eating behaviors.
Natural killer cell deficit plays role in common genetic disease Jun 16, 2015 Partial DiGeorge syndrome can result from the silencing of a number of genes that are important for controlling both virus-infected and tumor cells, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine.
Mother's diet before pregnancy may affect child’s lifelong risk of cancer Jun 11, 2015 Study finds mother’s diet around the time of conception can change the function of certain genes in her child, including the gene associated with cancer risk.
Donated laptops helps HIV-positive teens in Africa transition to adulthood Jun 1, 2015 Pilot program pairs HIV-positive African teens with donated laptops to help with transition to adulthood.
Study links tumor recurrence to growth factor commonly used in high-risk neuroblastoma treatment May 12, 2015 Baylor researchers find a human growth factor that expands white blood cells in response to infection also acts on neuroblastoma cancer stem cells that are thought responsible for disease relapse.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital tackle Swaziland’s high TB rates May 11, 2015 Global health experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital hope to make a meaningful difference in the fight against tuberculosis with the recent opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility.