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Erectile dysfunction may be first sign of heart diseaseFeb 16, 2015
Men with erectile dysfunction may also have an increased risk for developing heart disease, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
More clinics moving to new building on McNair CampusJan 14, 2015
The phased move-in of the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center at the McNair Campus continues next week, when several clinics will open on the ninth floor.
'Wound response' of cancer stem cells may explain chemo-resistance in bladder cancerDec 3, 2014
A novel mechanism – similar to how normal tissue stem cells respond to wounding – might explain why bladder cancer stem cells actively contribute to chemo-resistance after multiple cycles of chemotherapy drug treatment.
Facial hair brings awareness to unique medical approaches, treatments at Baylor College of MedicineNov 14, 2014
The Movember and No-Shave November movements have men’s health in their crosshairs, and Baylor College of Medicine is doing its part to raise awareness by providing individualized, tailored approaches to prostate cancer screening and erectile dysfunction.
Study identifies new genetic cause of male reproductive birth defectsJun 1, 2014
Baylor team finds certain male reproductive birth defects resulted from a change in the number of copies of a gene, VAMP7.
Metabolism, chromatin state gene implicated in common kidney cancerJun 21, 2013
The Cancer Genome Atlas consortium has identified contributions to development of the most common form of adult kidney cancer.
BCM ranked 17th nationally in NIH fundingNov 28, 2012
College top in Texas among the 139 medical schools for FY 2012 NIH funding.
Grant will further study of treatment resistant prostate cancerSep 4, 2012
Team will focus on new ways to block key drivers of prostate cancer growth and treatment resistance.
Baylor College of Medicine, NFL team up to offer screenings for former playersMar 7, 2012
Routine exams, continued physical activity important for even former professional athletes.
BCM postdoc receives Prostate Cancer AwardFeb 23, 2012
Dr. Kalpana Kannan to receive $225,000 for three-year grant to continue work in prostate cancer chimeric RNAs