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Researchers find regulator for brain injury's first responders
A multi-institutional group has identified nuclear factor I-A (NFIA) as a central regulator of both the generation and activity of reactive…
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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.
Researchers looked into the possibility of crosstalk between eating and mood and discovered a brain circuit in mouse models that connects the feeding…
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Dr. Christie Ballantyne, chief of cardiology
The National Institutes of Health’s Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Christie Ballantyne a $6 million grant to begin research to…
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A study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine raises health concerns about the use of electronic cigarettes.
A study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine raises health concerns about the use of electronic cigarettes.
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A study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine raises health concerns about the use of electronic cigarettes.
La exposición crónica a vapores de e-cigarrillos altera la función pulmonar en ratones y reduce la capacidad de células inmunitarias de responder a…
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A NIH grant will allow a research team from Baylor College of Medicine and Arizona State University to evaluate how to responsibly govern human…
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Margaret Goodell
Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Goodell has been named chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine by the College’s…
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African-American men needed for prostate cancer study
Researchers are trying to find out why one in six African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and why they are twice as likely as…
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Dr. Xiang Zhang
To better understand the specific roles different immune cell types play, a multi-institutional team profiled the immune cell composition of multiple…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found a new answer to an old question: how can overnutrition during infancy lead to long-lasting…
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BRAIN Initiative to support Baylor doctors studying the neurocircuitry of depression
A collaborative study reveals the ataxin-1 gene, which is known to cause the rare neurodegenerative disease called spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (…
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Dr. Richard Gibbs, director of the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor, and colleague going over data in the Center.
The National Institutes of Health has conducted a four-year study to harmonize and standardize clinical genetic reporting. 
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Nutritious back-to-school meals
Planning children’s meals during the school week can be made simple when providing nutritious foods. Alicia Beltran, research dietitian, maps out…
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A new study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals a previously unknown gut-brain connection that helps explain how eating extra…
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Doctor screening pregnant woman
Researchers were awarded $3.2 million by the National Institutes of Health to develop an improved way to evaluate umbilical venous blood flow using…
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Harvey health hazard study open to more participants
Researchers have been studying Hurricane Harvey's effect on public health and the emergency response by healthcare providers during a major…
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