Quick test helps identify frailty in bedbound elderly Dec 15, 2016 For older adults who are hospitalized for ground-level falls, their level of frailty can be an important indicator of adverse health outcomes upon discharge.
Experts get serious about video games to promote fruit and vegetable consumption in children May 9, 2016 A recent study found that children who played a video game promoting fruit and vegetable intake changed their eating behavior.
Baylor College of Medicine among world’s most innovative universities Sep 17, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine has landed a spot on Reuters Top 100 list of most innovative universities in the world.
Patients with prolonged, undiagnosed medical conditions can sign up online for new national program seeking answers Sep 16, 2015 Online applications are now being accepted for a National Institutes of Health program that will seek to solve mysterious medical conditions with a genetic basis.
Solving a genetic mystery: bridging diagnostic discovery through social media Sep 10, 2015 “Help us find others like Tess.” Bo Bigelow’s plea jumps off the page of his blog, echoing across the continent from his leafy green home city of Portland, Maine.
Baylor genome sequencing experts tapped for national effort incorporating genome information, electronic medical records Sep 4, 2015 The Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine has received an $8.39 million grant to help support a large research effort that seeks to incorporate DNA sequence information into electronic medical records.
Computer guided science tool advances one step further Aug 13, 2015 The Knowledge Integration Toolkit or KnIT – which previously predicted unknown protein-protein interactions – is now fully automated without need for human involvement in its function.
Global Health Hackathon: Where clinical problems meet innovative solutions Aug 6, 2015 What could happen when you put healthcare professionals, engineers and businesspeople in one room and give them 24 hours to solve some of the most challenging clinical problems from across the world?
Smartphone app for teens puts reliable health information at their fingertips Aug 5, 2015 A new app from the Baylor Teen Health Clinic puts healthcare information and resources at the fingertips of teens and young adults.
Nanowafer technology more effective than topical eye drops Feb 4, 2015 Researchers at Baylor have developed a nanowafer drug delivery system that is placed on the surface of the eye that contains arrays of drug-loaded nanoreservoirs.