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Elderly May Be At Greater Risk Of Alcohol Impairment
2013-04-12 08:28:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Baylor University shows that the elderly might suffer a greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory caused by an acute dose of alcohol than young people might. The findings, published online in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research and presented this past June at the Research Society of Alcoholism conference, have profound significance for older people. The impact is widespread as our...

2013-03-23 23:01:00

The Baylor University campus in Waco, Texas, is about to undergo a major transformation with the addition of a new on-campus football stadium. EarthCam's construction cameras will be on site for the length of this significant project, documenting progress from foundation to completion. New York (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 The Baylor University campus in Waco, Texas, is about to undergo a major transformation with the addition of a new on-campus football stadium. The innovative riverfront stadium...

2013-03-13 17:48:37

For the third year in a row Baylor College of Medicine has improved in the rankings in U.S. News & World Report, moving up to No. 18 among all research-intensive U.S. medical schools. "These numbers show the growing strength of the Baylor College of Medicine community as a whole, making us the highest ranked medical school in Texas as well as in the southwest region," said BCM President and CEO Dr. Paul Klotman. "We will continue to move forward as we focus on our missions of...

2013-02-28 08:29:43

$250 million Campaign 2015 will build on 110-year tradition of excellence DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Health Care System, North Texas' largest not-for-profit health care system, has announced the first comprehensive fundraising campaign in its 110-year history. The unprecedented campaign, dubbed "Campaign 2015: Baylor Makes Us All Better," will raise $250 million to invest in patient-focused programs, research, medical education and capital improvements....

2013-02-27 23:00:55

Selection of North Cypress Medical Center on list of “Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care” is based on women´s preferences, recommendation rating and clinical excellence Cypress, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 North Cypress Medical Center has received the Women´s Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care. The award is based on robust criteria that include female patient...

2013-02-13 08:28:08

CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor University Medical Center ("Baylor Dallas"), the flagship of the Baylor Health Care System, has successfully implemented the Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Sunrise Clinical Manager(TM) (SCM) for its Dallas campus. Sunrise Clinical Manager, an acute care Electronic Health Record, will help Baylor Dallas, one of America's Best Hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report, to transform its organization by providing the capabilities for Baylor to...

2013-01-16 16:08:30

Public relations professionals who have provided ethics counsel to senior management are at least as fervent about serving the public interest -- sometimes even more so -- as they are about their duty to their organizations, according to a Baylor University researcher. A new study of 30 senior public relations professionals, most of whom had served as an "organizational conscience," showed the individuals viewed themselves as an "independent voice" in the organization and not "mired by its...

2012-11-16 12:27:33

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of students from universities across the globe are vying to earn a coveted spot at the World Finals of the 37(th) annual Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM). Known as the Battle of the Brains, the IBM-Sponsored ACM-ICPC challenges university students to solve complex real-world problems using advanced computing methods under a grueling...

2012-11-13 00:21:58

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced the initiation of a phase 2B study entitled, "A Phase 2B Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Clinical Trial of EPI-743 in Children with Leigh Syndrome." Four clinical trial sites have been selected in the United States: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center - Palo Alto, California; Akron Children's Hospital - Akron, Ohio; Seattle Children's Hospital - Seattle,...

2012-10-23 07:29:31

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has finally reached its climax, overthrowing the reigning champion, Columbia University, to take the number one spot in the 7th annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card. The annual study from the maker of Trojan® Brand Condoms and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces calls attention to the state of sexual health on campuses nationwide by ranking them according to accessibility of sexual health...