Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Baylor College of Medicine News

News on Baylor College of Medicine continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Cancer can be driven by epigenetic changes

Cancer has long been thought to be primarily a genetic disease, but in recent decades scientists have come to believe that epigenetic changes - which don't change the DNA sequence but how it is 'read' - also play a role in cancer.

Comment?

Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WPTV Local News

Physicians debunk claims of disease at border

A Texas epidemiologist said Central American children crossing the southwest border pose little if any threat when it comes to spreading disease.

Comment?

Related Topix: Texas, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Vaccinations

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Herald Gazette

Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland is hosting a summer lecture...

The first, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. will be a special conversation with Professor Ross K. Baker, a member of the Political Science Department of Rutgers University and member of the board of contributors of USA Today, speaking on Bipartisanship: A Mixed Blessing? His talk will be followed by a question and answer session and ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Hagel, Harry Reid, Democrat, University of Houston

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News Today

Barrett's esophagus less of a risk for those on statins

Statins, a class of drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, significantly reduce a patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus, according to a new study in Gastroenterology1, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

EurekAlert!

Study shows epigenetic changes can drive cancer

Cancer has long been thought to be primarily a genetic disease, but in recent decades scientists have come to believe that epigenetic changes - which don't change the DNA sequence but how it is 'read' - also play a role in cancer.

Comment?

Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Circulation

Induction of Lysosomal Biogenesis in Atherosclerotic Macrophages Can...

From the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine and Department of Pathology and Immunology , Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; John Cochran VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO ; Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine , Naples, Italy ; and Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Immunology, Biology, Science, Genetics, Italy, World News,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Information Technology

Fitch Affirms Harris County Hospital District (TX) Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stable

The bonds are secured by a lien on the pledged revenues of Harris County Hospital District and a debt service reserve fund.

Comment?

Related Topix: Harris County, TX, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Statin use decreases the risk of Barrett's esophagus

Statins, a class of drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, significantly reduce a patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus, according to a new study in Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Gastroenterology

Medical News Today

New light shed on primate biology and evolution

A team of scientists from around the world led by Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis has completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset - the first sequence of a New World Monkey - providing new information about the marmoset's unique rapid reproductive system, physiology and growth, shedding new light on ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Texas, Genetics, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

EurekAlert!

Marmoset sequence sheds new light on primate biology and evolution

A team of scientists from around the world led by Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis has completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset - the first sequence of a New World Monkey - providing new information about the marmoset's unique rapid reproductive system, physiology and growth, shedding new light on ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Texas, Genetics

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellow & Lab Technician

An upcoming Postdoctoral Fellow position and a Lab Technician position are potentially available after September 2014 for highly motivated and creative individuals in the lab of Dr. Zheng Sun at Baylor College of Medicine.

Comment?

Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

PhD Faculty in Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for multiple faculty positions in broad areas of neuroscience, including circuit analysis, computational neuroscience and cellular imaging.

Comment?

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Business Journal

Companies need coders. What one school is doing to meet demand

Jyoti Malhan, the principal of the Baylor College of Medicine Academy, a magnet school in the Houston Independent School District.

Comment?

Related Topix: Education Etc.

Foster's Daily Democrat

NIH creates network to tackle mysterious diseases

The government is expanding its "mystery disease" program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they've been told they're undiagnosable.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Stanford University, Harvard University

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cape Cod Times

NIH creates network to tackle mysterious diseases

The government is expanding its "mystery disease" program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they've been told they're undiagnosable.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Stanford University, Harvard University, Brodhead, KY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Mystery disease' program grows

The government is expanding its "mystery disease" program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they've been told they're undiagnosable.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Stanford University, Harvard University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Neurocognitive deficits seen within days of T1DM diagnosis

Deficits in neurocognitive functioning are evident within days of a type 1 diabetes diagnosis in children and are associated with glycemic control over one year postdiagnosis, according to a study published online June 26 in Diabetes Care .

Comment?

EurekAlert!

Survey: Many Texans eligible for subsidies from the ACA still believe coverage is too expensive

Half of Texans who are eligible for premium subsidies under the Affordable Care Act and who looked for health plans in the ACA's Health Insurance Marketplace said cost was the main reason they didn't enroll in a plan.

Comment?

Related Topix: Health Insurance, Rice University

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Baylor College of Medicine joins disease network

Baylor College of Medicine will become part of a national network of scientist and physicians helping expand a government program focused on diagnosing patients who suffer from rare and often unheard of diseases.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, UC Los Angeles

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

NIH creates network to tackle mysterious diseases

The government is expanding its "mystery disease" program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they've been told they're undiagnosable.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Stanford University, Harvard University, Brodhead, KY

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••