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Study identifies new genetic cause of male reproductive birth defectsJun 1, 2014
Baylor team finds certain male reproductive birth defects resulted from a change in the number of copies of a gene, VAMP7.
Volunteers needed for video game studyMay 22, 2014
Children between the ages of 10 and 12 years are needed for a six-month study involving health-related video games.
New technology may help identify safe alternatives to BPAMay 22, 2014
Baylor researchers help develop new tests that could offer a fast and cost-effective way to identify safe replacements for BPA.
Landmark study reveals first genetic snapshots of unique placental microbiomeMay 21, 2014
Baylor study finds placenta harbors unique, low abundant microbiome.
Diet not obesity defines body’s microbiome communitiesMay 20, 2014
Baylor study finds consuming a high fat diet during pregnancy and breast feeding persistently alters the structure of an infant’s microbiome.
Neglected parasitic infections at the forefront of public health actionMay 8, 2014
National School of Tropical Medicine's three arms bring focus to addressing and treating these important diseases.
Smokers with asthma needed for new studyMay 7, 2014
Baylor is one of 18 American Lung Association Asthma Research Centers recruiting current smokers with a history of asthma for a study.
Cocaine vaccine makes significant strides but does not decrease overall cocaine useMay 6, 2014
New study led by Baylor shows significant progress in developing a vaccine for cocaine addiction.
Study unveils new approach to treating brittle bone diseaseMay 5, 2014
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a new approach to treating brittle bone disease, a congenital disorder that results in fragile bones that break easily.
More research needed on patient misperceptions regarding heart procedures May 2, 2014
Study finds patients still have many misperceptions about life-saving heart procedures.