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2012-09-20 16:52:24

The androgen receptor in human cells inhibits fat accumulation, but its activity can be sabotaged by glucocorticoids, steroids that regulate fat deposition and are known drivers of obesity and insulin resistance.

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.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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