Research News

Rewarding children to eat healthy can be a mistakeApr 13, 2016
Experts at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital say rewarding children with a treat may not be effective.
Unlocking the secrets of the brain’s intelligence to develop smarter technologiesMar 10, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine leads a team of scientists who aim to reveal the computational building blocks of our brain and use them to create smarter learning machines.
Study shows benefits of testosterone treatment in older men with low testosteroneFeb 17, 2016
Baylor researchers part of study that shows improved sexual function, walking ability and mood after testosterone treatment in men age 65 and older.
Baylor’s Dr. Rayne Rouce earns research support through program focused on diversity in hematologyFeb 15, 2016
Dr. Rayne Rouce is a recipient of a research grant designed to support and increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the field of hematology.
Study provides consensus on association between allergies and glioma risk Feb 5, 2016
Researchers found an inverse association between allergies, asthma and eczema and a brain cancer called glioma, meaning that people who have the allergic conditions may be less likely to develop the brain cancer.
Blood sucking fated in bed bug’s genomeFeb 2, 2016
International consortium sequence the genome of the common bed bug, findings could lead to pesticide resistance.
Origins of cancer subgroup identifiedJan 28, 2016
A team of researchers have developed a method to find the origins of common childhood brain cancer.
Broad genetic testing for childhood cancer patients can pinpoint cancer causes and identify potential treatmentsJan 28, 2016
Whole exome tumor and blood sequencing in pediatric cancer patients revealed mutations that could help explain the cause of cancer or have the potential to impact clinical cancer care.
Researchers find improved outcomes in premature infants who are fed an exclusive human milk based dietJan 22, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find premature infants weighing less than 1,250 grams at birth showed improved overall outcomes after the implementation of the human milk-based diet. 
Identification of a new hearing impairment gene implicates the involvement of the S1PR gene family in human diseaseJan 21, 2016
An international group of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine find gene mutation associated with hearing loss.