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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.
Baylor, Miraca Holdings agree to joint venture on clinical genetic testingOct 31, 2014
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories will be built on Baylor’s existing Medical Genetics Laboratories, which engages in clinical laboratory genetic testing.
Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo named McNair ScholarOct 27, 2014
World renowned physician-scientist in type 1 diabetes research, Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo, has been named McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Immune-related gene may predispose to HPV-related cancerOct 23, 2014
Baylor-led research identifies immune related gene that appears to play an important role in determining whether a person develops a cancer related to human papilloma virus.
Pupil dilation and neural mechanisms they reveal Oct 22, 2014
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine study relationship between pupil dilation, brain activity in mice.