Baylor College of Medicine Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. 4D Movies Reveal Two Mechanisms For DNA LoopsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Bio IT World

    Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, Stanford University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have created the first high-resolution 4D map of genome folding, tracking an entire human genome as it folds over time. The progressive images reveal details about two different mechanisms of DNA folding within the nucleus, and how the folding impacts genome function.

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  2. Faster treatment but poorer survival rates-rural cancer riddle revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... An international multidisciplinary team of researchers from a number of institutions, including Baylor College of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, British Columbia ... Developed countries, ...

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  3. Asthma might be over diagnosed in children born with HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Dr. William Shearer, distinguished service professor of pediatrics - allergy and immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. Most asthma diagnoses are clinical, meaning that physicians reach a diagnosis according to the results of the patient's ...

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  4. Better understanding of bladder cancer subtypes might lead to improved treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    An international multidisciplinary team of researchers from a number of institutions, including Baylor College of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, British Columbia Cancer Agency and the Broad Institute, who all are part of The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, has completed a comprehensive molecular characterization of 412 muscle-invasive bladder cancers that resulted in the identification of five cancer subtypes with different susceptibilities to specific therapies. The results, which appear in the journal Cell , might lead to future personalized therapies.

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  5. Pushy or laid back? Economic factors influence parenting styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... is best for their children, but what happens when parents become too involved in their lives? One Baylor College of Medicine expert explains the repercussions helicopter parenting ...

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  6. Health experts warn Puerto Rico could see 'significant epidemics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... in the coming weeks," said Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, in an interview with InsideClimate News . In LoA za, a coastal town close to San Juan, Mayor Julia Navarro reports ...

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  7. Amazon criticized for sweatshirt mocking anorexiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    ... and executive vice chair in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Shah had not seen the sweatshirt offering and made his comments based on its description. He said he understands it ...

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  8. Business decisions not demand drive freestanding emergency department locationsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Freestanding emergency departments have proliferated over the last decade, and in Texas, "the epicenter of this movement," they tend to be located in areas with higher profit potential rather than in areas with a higher demand for emergency care. This was the finding of a study conducted by researchers at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine.

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  9. Researchers map human genome in 4-D as it foldsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    A multi-institutional team spanning Baylor College of Medicine , Rice University, Stanford University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has created the first high-resolution 4-D map of genome folding, which tracks an entire human genome as it folds over time. The report , which may lead to new ways of understanding genetic diseases, appears on the cover of Cell .

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  10. Two suicides counted in Puerto Rico hurricane tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | CBS News

    ... develops after about a month," Asim Shah, M.D., chief of the division of community psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, told CBS News. In children, symptoms can take longer to appear. Barbara Sattler, RN, a professor of public health at the ...

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  11. College of American Pathologists (CAP) Recognizes Doctors for Dedicated ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Newswise

    ... Powell serves as a professor of pathology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, vice chair at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and endowed chair for education at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan, Texas. Jan Anthony Nowak, MD, PhD, FCAP ...

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  12. Severe heart failure may be reversibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Medical News Today

    They found that silencing a signaling pathway in mice that had developed heart failure following a heart attack activated a previously unrecognized self-healing process. In a paper recently published in the journal Nature , the researchers, led by a team from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, report their findings about the signaling pathway, which is known as Hippo.

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  13. Teens and domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness month, and although domestic violence is mostly associated with adults, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says teens too often experience this type of abuse. "In general when we think about domestic violence among teens we really think more about intimate partner violence," said Ruth Buzi, associate professor and director of social services at the Baylor Teen Health Clinic.

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  14. Study shows low mortality and stroke risks for minimally invasive aortic valve replacementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    An analysis of more than 1,000 minimally invasive aortic valve replacements and more than 400 additional associated procedures over a five-and-a-half year period performed by Dr. Joseph Lamelas, professor and associate chief of cardiac surgery in the division of cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, showed low stroke rates and high survival rates in all age groups within 30 days of surgery. His report appears in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery .

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  15. Puerto Rico could see 'significant epidemics,' health experts warn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Grist Magazine

    ... in the coming weeks," said Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, in an interview with InsideClimate News . In Loiza, a coastal town close to San Juan, Mayor Julia Navarro reports that ...

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  16. Scientists reverse advanced heart failure in an animal modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... author Dr. James Martin, professor and Vivian L. Smith Chair in Regenerative Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and director of the Cardiomyocyte Renewal Lab at the Texas Heart Institute. During a heart attack, blood stops flowing into the ...

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  17. Researchers find that accurately transcribing DNA overrides DNA repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    ... associate professor of molecular and human genetics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine. "In this study we show the opposite." It is well known that DNA breaks are troublesome for cells because they can cause major ...

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  18. UTHealth Researchers Receive $2.5 Million to Develop Anal Cancer Screening ProtocolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Newswise

    ... Swartz, Ph.D.; Eric Brown, Ph.D., and Maria Fernandez, Ph.D. The Crofoot Clinic in Houston, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will also be involved in the study. Researchers will enroll 400 participants ...

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  19. Research!America to honor Chair Emeritus The Honorable John Edward PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    ... of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine, recipient of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award for Sustained National Leadership. The annual Research!America Advocacy Awards ...

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  20. How the anal cancer epidemic in gay and bi HIV-positive men...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Ashish A. Deshmukh, University of Florida; Elizabeth Chiao, Baylor College of Medicine ; Jagpreet Chhatwal, Harvard Medical School , and Scott B. Cantor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Almost 620,000 gay and bisexual men in the United States were living with HIV in 2014, and 100,000 of these men were not even aware of their infection. These men are 100 times more likely to have anal cancer than HIV-negative men who exclusively have sex with women.

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