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Zoorob named chair of Baylor’s Family and Community MedicineFeb 13, 2014
Dr. Roger J. Zoorob has been named the chair of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. His appointment is effective March 15.
Bellen honored by Genetics Society of AmericaJan 31, 2014
Dr. Hugo Bellen awarded the Society's George W. Beadle Award, established to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers.
Neonatal dose of estrogen may prevent catastrophic epilepsyJan 23, 2014
Research at Baylor finds small estrogen dose could help treat infantile spasms syndrome, potentially prevent catastrophic seizures later in life.
Grant funds program to improve asthma control among African Americans in HoustonJan 8, 2014
Grant will provide more than $2 million for Baylor's Environmental Health Service's asthma intervention program for African-American adults.
Heart burn or heart attack?Dec 20, 2013
Baylor expert says chest pain can be potentially caused by reflux disease, it is important to see a doctor to rule out a heart attack.
Healthy choices can help reduce cardiovascular disease risksOct 23, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine expert offers tips to reduce cardiovascular risks.
Researchers study vitamin D as prevention of diabetesOct 21, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers to take part in the first definitive, large-scale clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health to investigate if a vitamin D supplement helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
Baylor College of Medicine’s second annual Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place this SaturdayOct 10, 2013
When it comes to good health, medical students at Baylor College of Medicine can talk the talk, but they also want to bring the Houston community together to walk the walk at the second annual BCM Wellness 5K Race and Walk.
Follow instructions for more effective OTC pain reliefOct 7, 2013
Baylor expert offers tips on safely using over-the-counter pain relievers like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and naproxen.
Trouble sleeping? Experts say skip antihistaminesOct 7, 2013
Baylor sleep expert says antihistamines may cause drowsiness, but shouldn't be used as a sleep aid as the side effects can pose health risks.