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2012-09-05 11:45:11

The Cancer Genetics Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine now offers the Cancer Exome Sequencing test, which uses next-generation sequencing to identify acquired changes in the DNA of a patient's tumor.

2012-08-16 10:50:22

A study by a Baylor College of Medicine physician-researcher has shed light on the most effective treatment for adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in bones.

2012-08-15 01:09:48

Of course parents want their kids to do well in reading, writing and arithmetic, but how will they score when it comes to handling more responsibility?

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2012-08-13 11:38:52

On the cusp of this new season, one doctor is imploring parents to consider more than new clothes and school supplies as they get ready for a new school year.

2012-08-09 10:20:09

Growing up next door to two young men with childhood disabilities helped Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Cynthia Peacock develop a quality that shaped her career as an academic physician humility.

2012-08-09 10:17:45

The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series, hosted by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, will begin Friday, Aug. 10.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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