Baylor College of Medicine

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Name: Baylor College of Medicine
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A Horrible New Virus Is Headed to the U.S.

A debilitating new virus could arrive in the United States as early as this summer, reports Vice NewsAccording to Dr Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, we'll mostly likely see chikungunya on the ... [Published Complex - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Men at no imminent threat of extinction

Researchers have said that the human Y chromosome has over the course of millions of years of evolution managed to preserve a small set of genes that has ensured not only its own survival but also the survival of men.Moreover, the vast majority of these ... [Published Business Standard India - 15 hours ago]
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Can a Houston Study on Medical Misdiagnoses be Trusted?

Posted Thursday, April 24th 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH's Scott CrowderA study at Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine estimates 12-million Americans are misdiagnosed every year. But a Texas oncologist says the study is misl ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - 10 hours ago]
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Parents' influence matters in how their kids eat

ANIGet socialResearchers have shown that parents influence how much children eat more than they may think.In this collaborative study between the CU School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Alabama Birmingham, researchers observed ... [Published InToday - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mammalian Y chromosomes retain widely expressed dosage-sensitive regulators

Affiliations Whitehead Institute, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, & Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA Daniel W. Bellott, Jennifer F. Hughes, Helen Skaletsky, Laura G. Brown, Tatyana ... [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

'Bubble Boy's' mother speaks: Improving life for children with primary immunodeficiency diseases

Carol Ann holds her son David while he wears a suit specially designed by NASA, on July 29, 1977. It’s been more than 30 years since David Vetter, better known as ‘Bubble Boy,’ passed away as a result of complications from severe combined immune deficiency ... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Every Year New Study Shows

Synthesizing the results of three separate studies, researchers from Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine calculate that 12 million Americans a year, or more than 5 ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Heart's development doesn't stop with birth

:Contrary to popular beliefs, development of the heart does not stop with birth. A study has found that the cell membrane machinery that is required to coordinate contraction, the electrical activity of the heart, develops in the postnatal period. The ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Texas A&M, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Houston teaming up to build environmental health center

Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Houston are teaming up to provide a home for environmental health investigators and are funding it with a $4.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.The project's organizers ... [Published Bryan-College Station Eagle - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor discusses art, clinical diagnosis of observation

Department Chair of Dermatology at the Baylor College of Medicine Dr. John E. Wolf Jr. paid a visit to UH on April 14 to lecture about "The Art of Observation," a part of a series of programs that examines methods of observation from art historians and ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Every Year, Study Suggests

Synthesizing the results of three separate studies, researchers from Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine estimate that 12 million Americans a year, or more than 5 percent of all patients, are misdiagnosed as a result ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

UH Joins Texas Partners to Unlock the Mysteries of Environmental Health

Globally, more than one quarter of all deaths and disease can be attributed to the environment.  The University of Houston has joined with partners across the Texas A&M System and the Texas Medical Center to create the Center for Translational Environmental ... [Published University of Houston - Apr 22 2014]

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...portunities with each phenotype," said Shalini Jhangiani, senior project manager in the Human Genome Sequencing Center and a co-author on the study. "To date we have over 350 phenotypes enrolled in our study with over 3,200 patient samples having undergone exome sequencing. The CLP1 story has raised expectations for future collaborative studies." Baylor and the InstituteInstitute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences collaborated with a large team of scientists from around...
"They're similar but biologically different," says Bellott. "Yet, we have cell biologists and biochemists actively studying cells without any idea whether the cells are XX or XY. This is so fundamental to biology and biomedicine, and yet no one's really paid much attention to it."
"After years of collaboration with some of the world's leading prostate cancer researchers and medical institutions who have studied the scientific and clinical benefits of phi , we are pleased that the test is now available to help physicians and patients with an elevated PSA test result, more accurately detect prostate cancer 2 " said John Blackwood , senior vice president, Chemistry/Immunoassay Business Unit, Beckman Coulter Diagnostics
"I they're talking about minor misdiagnoses which don't result in bad outcomes."

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Assessment of Coupling between Trans-Abdominall... [Published PLoS medicine - 14 hours ago]
Men at no imminent threat of extinction [Published Business Standard India - 15 hours ago]
Busting food myths...Part II [Published Freeport News - 23 hours ago]
Protein Expression Gets Mouse Heart Pumping [Published ALN - Apr 23 2014]
Mammalian Y chromosomes retain widely expressed... [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 23 2014]
Medical genomics: Gather and use genetic data i... [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 23 2014]
Rare Disease Genetics: A New Frontier [Published American Journal of Public Health - Apr 23 2014]
'Bubble Boy's' mother speaks: Improving life fo... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 23 2014]
Get Well Wednesday: Dr. Adiaha Franklin Wants Y... [Published Black America Web - Apr 23 2014]
12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Every Year Ne... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
Means [Published Colorado County Citizen - Apr 23 2014]
Heart's development doesn't stop with birth [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 23 2014]
Texas A&M, Baylor College of Medicine, Universi... [Published Bryan-College Station Eagle - Apr 23 2014]
First Rusk TJC Citizens Promise students honored [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Apr 23 2014]
Doctor discusses art, clinical diagnosis of obs... [Published Individual.com - Apr 23 2014]
12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Every Year, S... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 22 2014]
UH Joins Texas Partners to Unlock the Mysteries... [Published University of Houston - Apr 22 2014]
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Gene variant raises risk for aortic tear and ru... [Published Biz Community - Apr 22 2014]
Misdiagnoses All Too Common: 1 in 20 US Adult P... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Apr 22 2014]
Protein expression gets the heart pumping [Published Infrosoft - Apr 22 2014]
Protein expression gets the heart pumping [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 22 2014]
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EyeBox CNS - National Space Biomedical Research... [Published Scientific Blogging - Culture - Apr 21 2014]
The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI), based at Baylor College of Medicine, is a consortium of biomedical institutions that study the health risks related to long-duration spaceflight and developing the technologies and countermeasures ...
All Children’s Hospital Chief Patient Safety Of... [Published CisionWire - English - Apr 18 2014]
St. Petersburg, Fla. – April 18, 2014 – The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has selected Dr. Brigitta Mueller, Chief Patient Safety Officer at All Children’s Hospital (http://www.allkids.org/body.cfm?id=396&action=detail&ref=1280) Johns Hopkins Medicine, ...
City issues One Bin RFPs [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 16 2014]
From the inbox : Mayor Annise Parker today announced the issuance of a Request for Proposals and creation of an advisory committee for the One Bin for All waste management and diversion project. The City of Houston invites submittals from short-listed ...
Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Apr 15 2014]
Mark BeavenLarry J. Shapiro, MD, (left), executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, congratulates Robert W. Gereau IV, PhD, at his installation as the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology. Robert ...
Re: [tt] [GRG] Utilizing Massive Quantities of ... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 08 2014]
To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:         Big Data Conference [April 29th - May 1st] in Boston, MA... -- Steve Coles At 06:00 AM 4/7/2014, Bio-IT World wrote: FINAL WEEKS TO REGISTER - Secure your ...
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