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Dietary supplementation overcomes effects of low birthweight in succeeding generationsNov 17, 2014
Baylor researchers find a special diet for rats enriched for nutrients in the “1-carbon pathway” given to parents could “rescue” their progeny from adult metabolic disease – but not growth restriction at birth.
Are corporations people too?Nov 17, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine team finds the brain perceives corporations as social beings in a study of brain activity using functional magnetic resonance imaging.
Houston women: Be a healthy tissue donor, help in the fight against breast cancer Nov 10, 2014
Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center joins local affiliates to collect healthy breast tissue samples for the Komen Tissue Bank on Feb. 28, 2015 to benefit breast cancer research.
Largest ever genomic study of liver cancer identifies mutations that distinguish Asian and Western diseaseNov 7, 2014
Baylor part of study that identifies a mutation signature that contributes more to cases of liver tumors in Japanese males than in men of European ancestry.
Theory behind increasing fruit and vegetable consumption does not determine realityNov 7, 2014
When it comes to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children, theory does not necessarily determine reality, according to researchers.
Newly identified network triggers degradation of important tumor suppressor protein in triple negative breast cancerNov 7, 2014
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have identified a network of proteins that triggers triple negative breast cancer – one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of the disease.
Vision for Mars Challenge: A unique opportunity for ophthalmology companiesNov 6, 2014
Vision for Mars Challenge launched to help identify and advance medical technologies for ocular health in space through collaboration and funding support.
Pediatric seizure study completed: What we learnedOct 31, 2014
Analysis of the data collected show that there is no significant difference in the effectiveness and safety of treating seizures between lorazepam and diazepam.
Blood pressure and injury to the heart: new insights based on blood markersOct 31, 2014
Research consortium finds levels of certain proteins measured with a new test help identify individuals who have similar blood pressures but different risks for developing heart failure, heart attacks or stroke in the future.
Roundtable addresses future of translational researchOct 31, 2014
College hosted a roundtable discussion focused on barriers, challenges and possibilities shaping translational research.