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A 3D wiring diagram, the largest of its kind, containing hundreds of thousands of cells and nearly half a billion connections of a mouse brain has…
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A clinical study at Baylor College of Medicine has found that people with type 2 diabetes diagnosed during youth have a high risk of developing…
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Many times we eat, not because we are hungry, but because of social pressures or because the food is so appetizing, that, even though we are full, we…
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The National Institutes of Health will award nearly $80 million to support the establishment of the Mendelian Genomics Research Consortium and the…
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embryo
The journey of the egg and the embryo through the fallopian tube or oviduct toward the uterus is not well understood, mainly because it is…
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"Since aspirin is an over-the-counter drug, it is quite possible that some of this inappropriate use could be related to patients taking it on their own without a doctor's prescription," Dr. Salim Virani said.
A joint study conducted by Baylor College of Medicine and the Chinese University of Hong Kong has discovered that the benefit of aspirin treatment in…
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Cancer Cells
The resistance of cancer cells to radiation therapy is a significant clinical problem in treating cancer. Many solid tumors are only partially…
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Recall a phone number or directions just recited and your brain will be actively communicating across many regions. However, as discovered by…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have been studying the vaginal microbiome community throughout pregnancy and…
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Research at Baylor College of Medicine, the Texas Heart Institute and collaborating institutions is moving a novel promising gene therapy to treat…
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A microscopy image of a typical neuroblastoma
Our cells follow a molecular clock that controls cell metabolism, much like the body’s circadian rhythm controls sleep cycles. Researchers at Baylor…
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Bone cancer is hard to treat and prone to metastasis. Research teams at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have a new strategy to attack…
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Together with Ghent University, Amsterdam University of Medicine, National Chiao Tung University and Illumina, researchers at Baylor College of…
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While smoking-related head and neck cancers are declining in the U.S., human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal, or throat, cancer is on the…
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Clinical Sequencing Research
In the two decades since the Human Genome Project mapped the entire human genome, improvements in technology have helped in developing updated…
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Knee joint pain
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is the most common genetic form of brittle bone disease and results in defects of both bone and connective tissue. OI…
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