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Genetics at the heart of cardiovascular healthFeb 26, 2015
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are looking at a new approach based on novel genetic studies when it comes to treating and preventing heart attacks and strokes for those who are not helped by statins alone.
Interaction of estrogen receptor and coactivators seen for first timeFeb 26, 2015
Study uses electron cryo-microscope and advanced computational analysis to help visualize 3-D image of how the estrogen receptor works.
Appropriate use of aspirin for heart health evaluatedFeb 23, 2015
Baylor review finds that 1 in 10 patients were receiving inappropriate aspirin therapy for cardiovascular disease prevention. 
Baylor reports mapping of human epigenomes at the final stage of the NIH Roadmap Epigenomics projectFeb 18, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine researchers reported their role in directing the Data Analysis and Coordination Center of the project in the journals Nature and Nature Communications online today.
Marfan syndrome: Medical care, research update focus of monthly genetic series Feb 16, 2015
Experts will give an update on the latest research and best practices in medical care for Marfan syndrome Feb. 17.
Coactivator forges pathway for prostate cancer metastatic survivalFeb 16, 2015
New finding could help define pathway to develop a drug against prostate cancer metastasis, according to researchers at Baylor.
Genetic factors at play in cerebral palsyFeb 12, 2015
Baylor's Human Genome Sequencing Center part of study that finds a larger than expected role of genes in the development of cerebral palsy.
Saving the heart after cancer treatmentFeb 9, 2015
Baylor experts say early screening and monitoring using echocardiograms could be the key to helping cancer survivors stay heart healthy.
New clinical study to focus on gut, autism connectionFeb 5, 2015
The connection between gastrointestinal problems and autism will be the focus of a new patient study led by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Protect children’s skin from unregulated term 'hypoallergenic'Feb 4, 2015
Recent study finds two chemicals often associated with allergic reactions in many over-the-counter pediatric skin care products, including some labeled “hypoallergenic.”