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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 »

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 »

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 »

Baylor Research Findings Could Eliminate Need for 12 Injections in Preemies

01/28/2015 A premature baby's outcome has more to do with the birth site than a pharmacologic supplement, according to new research from Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.Read More »

New Research at Baylor Could Give Alternatives for Children's Eye Exams

01/22/2015 New research, from the Baylor Visual Function Center, explores a new non-invasive technology similar to a handheld CT scanner for the eye. Read More »

Baylor Research Could Lead to Development of Novel Vaccines

12/10/2014 Baylor Research Institute investigators recently published results of a new study that could allow researchers to design effective vaccines against microbial infections, including influenza viruses and HIV...Read More »

Baylor Research Institute Enters License Agreement for Anakinra in Treating Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

12/05/2014 Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of the Baylor Scott & White Health, announced that it has signed an agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) to non-exclusively license Baylor's patents...Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Health Celebrates American Diabetes Month® with First Long-Term Trial Comparing Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

11/24/2014 November is American Diabetes Month®. With type 2 diabetes on the rise nationally – and more than 1.8 million Texans living with it – effective treatment has never been more important.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Celebrates American Diabetes Month®

11/10/2014 During American Diabetes Month®, Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) recognizes the importance of improving the lives of the 256,000 people living with diabetes in Dallas-Fort Worth.Read More »

New Use for an Old Drug Could Impact Cirrhosis Patients

11/04/2014 A common drug used to clean a person's bowels before a colonoscopy could become the future standard of care for patients with acute hepatic encephalopathy (HE), a mental disorientation problem that affects up to one in two cirrhosis patients.Read More »

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