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New Research Reveals Gender Gap in Medical Journal First Authorship

03/02/2016 A study conducted by researchers within Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, published this week in The BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal), shows that women are under-represented among first authors of original research...Read More »

Dallas Researchers Explore Effects of Curcumin on Cervical Cancer Growth

02/24/2016 A new clinical trial conducted by researchers at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas investigates whether daily doses of turmeric can prevent women with abnormal cervical cells from developing cancer.Read More »

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Opens Womb Transplant Clinical Trial

01/29/2016 Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is among the first in the U.S. to conduct a new clinical trial that will implant wombs in 10 women with absolute uterine factor infertility, meaning their uterus is nonfunctioning or nonexistent. Read More »

Dallas, Plano Researchers Test New Device to Treat Advanced Heart Failure

01/25/2016 Researchers at Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute and The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano have begun studying a next-generation heart device that could give long-term solutions for patients with advanced heart failure.Read More »

Study: New Drug Combo May Cure Hepatitis C in Even the Sickest Patients

11/17/2015 Worldwide, 170 million people have chronic hepatitis C infection. As the population with the hepatitis C virus ages, the proportion of patients with symptomatic cirrhosis is expected to increase.Read More »

Newly Identified ‘Biomarker’ May Help Doctors Predict Colon Cancer Progression and Personalize Therapy

10/19/2015 Researchers at Baylor Research Institute have identified a small RNA molecule that appears to enable certain colorectal cancers to become especially aggressive, resistant to treatment and likely to migrate and invade normal tissue. Read More »

Stand Up To Cancer® Melanoma Research Trial Expands to Texas

10/13/2015 Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas, in collaboration with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is helping launch a multi-center clinical trialRead More »

BioNorthTX to Host Inaugural Life Science Summit

09/16/2015 The first BioNorthTX iC3 Life Science Summit will be Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas in Irving.Read More »

Spine Surgery: Findings Could Cut Costs for Osteoporosis Patients, Facilities

09/06/2015 New findings from Baylor's interventional radiology department have shown that a more expensive option isn't necessarily more effective for spine augmentation.Read More »

Delayed Cord Clamping Benefits Preemies, Says Large-Scale Research

08/04/2015 Allowing mom and baby to stay physically attached for just a few seconds longer could save that newborn's life, says new research from Baylor University Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).Read More »

Precision Medicine Collaboration to Increase Options for Cancer Patients

05/21/2015 Baylor Research Institute (BRI) at Dallas and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, AZ, today announce an agreement that will focus on accelerating early detection and treatments for patients with a broad range of cancers.Read More »

Study of Triple-negative Breast Cancer Is Most Cited in AACR Journal

05/14/2015 At its annual meeting, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced that a scientific paper describing potential drug targets following the unprecedented genomic sequencing...Read More »

Dallas Skin Cancer Conference for Medical Professionals to Focus on Detection, Therapy and Research

05/13/2015 The latest advances in skin malignancy identification, therapy and research will be discussed Saturday, May 16, at "Skin Cancer: Updates and Emerging Treatments," a continuing medical education event for clinicians.Read More »

Baylor University Medical Center Performs First POEM Procedures in Texas

05/04/2015 A surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center (Baylor Dallas) recently performed two peroral endoscopic myotomies (POEM) as part of a clinical trial...Read More »

Baylor Research Institute Study Reveals that Uterine Cooling Can Reduce C-Section Blood Loss

04/30/2015 A never-before-seen childbirth technique could help a woman's body heal itself through temperature changes, according to a pilot study from Baylor Research Institute.Read More »

Using Big Data to Help the Tiniest Patients

04/27/2015 An increasing number of babies across the country are born addicted to opioids and require intensive care, according to a study analyzing MEDNAX Clinical Data Warehouse statistics from 299 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) around the United States.Read More »

Largest Transplant Society In The United States Honors Baylor Researcher

03/25/2015 The American Society of Transplantation (AST) has awarded Dr. Jacqueline O'Leary with its Clinical Science Investigator Award. Dr. O'Leary is a principal investigator for Baylor Research Institute.Read More »

Baylor Researcher's Hollow Fiber System TB Model Approved by European FDA Equivalent

03/23/2015 The European Medicines Agency (EMA), the equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has approved the use of the hollow fiber system for the development of drugs to treat and prevent tuberculosis (TB).Read More »

Baylor Babies Are First to Try Padded Bonnets in Research Effort

02/10/2015 New research from Baylor's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) could prevent a common infant problem through a never-before-seen wearable product.Read More »

Baylor Researcher Develops Biomarker for High-Risk Colon Cancer Metastases

01/30/2015 A new study developed at the Center for Gastrointestinal Cancer Research and the Center for Epigenetics, Cancer Prevention and Cancer Genomics at Baylor Research Institute has discovered unique metastasis-specific microRNA signatures...Read More »

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