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Dr. Alan J. Garber, professor of medicine and endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine, was elected president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27.
Federal statistics indicate that four of five African-American women are overweight or obese, yet researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University have identified a large number of African American women who have lost clinically significant amounts of weight and kept it off for longer than a year.
Research on aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding found within the membrane layers surrounding the brain) needs more well-designed and large-scale clinical trials to move forward in discovering lifesaving treatment options.
A molecule responsible for the proper formation and function of neurons finds its way to the right place not because it is actively recruited, but because it can't go anywhere else.
In this time of radical innovation in medicine, it is all the more important to "treat the patient," Dr. Eric Topol, a leader in the field of advancing health care through technology, advised the graduating class of Baylor College of Medicine Tuesday.
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine will receive up to $6.2 million over five years from the National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to develop a vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome, commonly called SARS.
A molecule responsible for the proper formation of a key portion of the nervous system finds its way to the proper place not because it is actively recruited, but instead because it can't go anywhere else.
Medical students who have an interest in space medicine can now take courses in the world's first officially recognized space medicine track as they pursue their medical degree.
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