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Many families may not have the financial means to enroll their children in summer activities or after-school extracurriculars this year, but parents…
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After countless school shootings, parents and children are terrified and confused. Parents and guardians struggle with explaining the terror to their…
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Two independent mechanisms are involved in tuberous sclerosis
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborating institutions report in the journal Nature Cell Biology insights into the mechanism of how…
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Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy will host its annual Health Policy Day on May 4. The virtual seminar will…
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychiatric condition that affects nearly 1 to 2% of the world’s population. Evidence shows genetics can…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have taken a new approach to looking at de novo autism spectrum disorder…
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Researchers in the laboratory of Dr. Huda Zoghbi have discovered that diminished memory recall in Rett syndrome mice can be restored by activating…
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Wide field fluorescence microscopy of human triple-negative breast cancer
Scientific evidence supporting the involvement of the enzyme MAPK4 in cancer growth and resistance to certain therapies has been growing quickly. In…
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COVID-19 virus
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have investigated the effect of infection with COVID-19 on the levels of oxidative stress, oxidant damage…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and collaborating institutions have discovered that gene variants associated…
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A team of researchers surgically implanted brain stimulators in patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to not only treat their…
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John* was awake and alert on the operating table, conscious during brain surgery. But he wasn’t in distress; in fact, he says, “It was suddenly like…
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prostate cancer cells
A team led by scientists at Baylor College of Medicine uncovered new evidence supporting a cancer-promoting role for enzyme MAPK6. The study,…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas A&M University have further optimized a model cell line that was engineered to facilitate…
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Dr. Yong Xu and his colleagues investigate the roles the brain plays in body weight control. Recent research from the Xu lab makes the case that SRC-1 is an important regulator of body weight.
Dr. Nuo Li, assistant professor of neuroscience and a McNair Scholar, has been awarded the 2021 Young Investigator Award by the Society for…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) recently published a study on the ‘…
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