Baylor College of Medicine Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Post-operative outcomes in the VA improved in the last 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A study of the post-operative outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration shows that rates of complications and mortality following complications, known as failure to rescue, improved significantly within the VA during the last 15 years. The study was carried out by researchers at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine and the VA Pittsburgh Health System, and published today in JAMA Surgery .

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  2. Leading Researchers Present Latest Scientific Advances at American Thyroid Association Annual MeetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Newswise

    ... entitled, "Turning White Fat Brown. Can a Metabolic Villain Be Reformed?" K. Phillips, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, and J. Lin, Boston University, Boston, MA, demonstrate that drugs capable of activating thyroid hormone (TR) receptor can ...

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  3. New findings give insight into the cell membrane repair process of torn muscle fibersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a leading genetic cause of child death. A team of scientists from Baylor College of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have determined a mechanism by which human antibodies target and block noroviruses. ...

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  4. Genes essential to life are enriched for human disease genes,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Medical News Today

    ... professor and Kyle and Josephine Morrow Endowed Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Baylor College of Medicine. "This group of genes is particularly exciting because many that are essential in mouse are also linked to diseases in humans, ...

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  5. Studies may have overestimated effect that smoking bans play in reducing hospitalizationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 20 | PressReleasePoint

    Previous studies of tobacco policies aimed at reducing hospitalizations may have overestimated the benefits of bans on public smoking and underestimated the benefits of cigarette taxes, according to new research by experts at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, Yale University, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Brigham and Women's Hospital. In new findings published in the journal Medical Care Research and Review, the authors describe the results of a new nationwide evaluation of the effects of smoking bans and cigarette taxes on three important health conditions that are exacerbated by tobacco use: acute myocardial infarction , heart failure and pneumonia.

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  6. Baylor Genetics Selects Edico Genome's DRAGEN To Improve Turnaround ...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 19 | BioSpace

    ... Edico." Baylor Genetics, formerly Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories , a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings, Inc. , recently launched the Ready With Answers initiative, which is committed to improving turnaround ...

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  7. Waco native, attorney, philanthropist Gayle dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Distinguished Alumnus Award and a Baylor Lawyer of the Year Award. He was active with the Baylor College of Medicine, Harris County Center for the Retarded, Texas Medical Center, Greater Houston Partnership and Houston Chamber of Commerce. Surviving ...

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  8. How the brain controls appetiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... ting and body weight, a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found. Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered a new mechanism in the

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  9. Waco native, attorney, philanthrophist Gayle dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Distinguished Alumnus Award and a Baylor Lawyer of the Year Award. He was also active with the Baylor College of Medicine, Harris County Center for the Retarded, Texas Medical Center, Greater Houston Partnership and Houston Chamber of Commerce. ...

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  10. Human antibodies block norovirus' point of entrance into cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A team of scientists from Baylor College of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have determined a mechanism by which human antibodies target and block noroviruses. Their study, which appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences today, opens the possibility of developing therapeutic agents against this virus that causes the death of about 200,000 children every year.

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  11. Enter the 2016 Dare-to-Dream Medtech Design ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

    ... positions with Motorola and Texas Instruments. Dr. Kreml received her Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine and her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Hutton is a general partner at ...

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  12. Researchers identify mutant traits in mouse for many human disease genesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 18 | Medical News

    ... the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, The Jackson Laboratory, the Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Toronto, and the MRC Harwell Institute, United Kingdom. The Nature study reports the results of the first ...

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  13. The Fight Against SuperbugsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 17 | Business of Life

    ... are extremely specific for the bacteria we want to kill," says Robert Ramig, a microbiologist at Baylor College of Medicine. Each virus prefers a single species, so doctors can target bad bacteria and spare beneficial strains. In cases where ...

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  14. Lions help woman seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Caldwell said. "The Lions were so supportive in taking on this project." Ten years later at Baylor College of Medicine's Eye Institute, she was diagnosed with Stargardt disease, a rare genetic form of macular degeneration. "That was really hard," ...

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  15. Essential Mouse Genes Could Guide Human Precision MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Science Blog

    ... includes: the Knockout Mouse Project, a consortium led by UC Davis; a similar consortium led by Baylor College of Medicine in Houston; and the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, as well as international partners. All three U.S. organizations ...

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  16. Biden announces new measures to help cancer patients during a speech at RiceRead the original story

    Friday Sep 16 | PressReleasePoint

    ... welcomed Rice students, faculty, staff and guests of the Baker Institute, MD Anderson and Baylor College of Medicine to Biden's lecture.

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  17. What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A recent outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease among college students in Florida has surprised many people, since it typically affects small children. However, a Baylor College of Medicine expert says anyone - even adults - can get the disease and that it's most common at this time of year.

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  18. New target may slow disease progression in Duchenne muscular dystrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... leading to faster muscle deterioration. This month in the JCI , work led by Ming-Jer Tsai at Baylor College of Medicine has identified a protein involved in coordinating the function of muscle precursor cells . The protein, COUP-TFII, may be a ...

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  19. NIH renews UC Davis Knockout Mouse ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 11 | EurekAlert!

    ... Davis Mouse Biology Program. The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, and a consortium led by Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas also received separate NIH awards under this phase of the KOMP program. All three awardees will continue ...

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  20. Many with diabetes missing out on statinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | UPI

    ... Houston. "That's not debatable at this point," said Virani, who is also an associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine. "They should all be on statins." But analysis of data from 204 cardiology practices across the United States revealed that ...

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