Baylor College of Medicine

Type: Organization
Name: Baylor College of Medicine
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Millions of health conditions misdiagnosed in US each year: What can be done?

We've all heard stories of patients given the wrong diagnosis for what ails them. Have you ever wondered how many patients are misdiagnosed each year?One in 20 patients get the wrong diagnosisResearchers suspect approximately 1 in 20 adult patients with ... [Published EMax Health - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

The New HHS Secretary and America's Neglected Infections of Poverty

In her decade-long tenure at the Gates Foundation, Sylvia Mathews Burwell learned a lot about the close links between disease, poverty, and development. To be sure, the new Health and Human Services Secretary will be inundated with tough and pressing ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nightmare of bullying doesn’t end with adulthood

A decades-long study on the effects of childhood bullying confirmed what many researchers,parents and victims probably know too well: The harm doesn’t necessarily fade with age.Well into midlife — up to age 50 in the study — people who were bullied had ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Report Finds About 12 Million Outpatients Misdiagnosed Annually in U.S.

Published studies provide data on diagnostic errorsDiagnostic errors — missed opportunities to make a timely or correct diagnosis based on available evidence — occur in about 5% of adults in the U.S., according to a new study led by a researcher at Baylor ... [Published P&T Community - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Misdiagnosis affects estimated 12 million a year in U.S.

At least one in every 20 adults who seek medical care in an emergency room or community health clinic in the U.S. are given the wrong diagnosis, according to a study published by BMJ Quality & Safety on April 16.Though diagnostic error has been previously ... [Published HealthImaging - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

No surprise: Rice helps healthy diet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new study confirmed what billions of people know: Rice goes a long way in a healthy diet.Americans who consumed rice regularly tended to have healthier diets overall, according to new research.In a study published online in the ... [Published Modesto Bee - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Diet, Nutrients, Nutrition, Sugar
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review: MedlinePlus

(HealthDay News) -- At least 5 percent of American adults -- 12 million people -- are misdiagnosed in outpatient settings every year, and half of these errors could be harmful, a new study indicates. The findings, from an analysis of data from several ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Acute Infectious Diarrhea in Immunocompetent Adults

Access includes the full-text article, media, slides, and article PDF.Preview of article PDF below.In the United States, there are approximately 179 million cases of acute diarrhea per year. This update on the diagnosis and management of acute diarrhea ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Here's a good reason to eat more rice

Do you consider rice a culprit in adding extra kilos around your belly, think again! A new research shows that people can improve their diets simply by enjoying white or brown rice as a part of their daily meals."Adults who eat rice had more consistent ... [Published NDTV - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Eating Rice On A Regular Basis Linked To Better Health And Diet Quality

Theresa Nicklas, DrPH , of Baylor College of Medicine, analyzed the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) datasets from 2005-2010 for the study. Then, using a nationally ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Eating Rice On A Regular Basis Linked To Better...

Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlinePeople can improve their diets, according to a new study from Baylor College of Medicine , simply by enjoying white or brown rice (http://www.redorbit.com/topics/rice/) as part of their daily routine. The ... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

'On and Off the Planet': DeBakey High School students inspired by astronaut talks during visit to space institute

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Â How does space travel affect your health? What does an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have in common with a scientist that is wintering over in Antarctica?"Students who have already expressed an interest ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 15 2014]

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...Edwards writes. "Moving forward, it will be important to determine the scope of infection caused by this pathogen in other geographic regions."
"Patient safety is at the forefront of providing quality care at AllAll Children's Hospital," said Dr. Mueller. "From doctors and nurses to our security and IT staff, our daily operations call allows us to better understand safety issues across the hospital so we can manage potential incidents quickly and safely."
...a patient safety researcher at Baylor College of Medicine and at the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, both in Houston, according to Reuters. "Because of the large number of outpatient visits, this is a huge vulnerability. This is a huge number and we need to do something about it.” Read more on access to care ."
...and they showed higher amounts of potassium, magnesium, iron, folate and fiber while eating less saturated fat and added sugars," Nicklas said. "Eating rice is also associated with eating more servings of fruit, vegetables, meat and beans."

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No surprise: Rice helps healthy diet [Published Modesto Bee - Apr 18 2014]
Nightmare of bullying doesn’t end with adulthood [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 18 2014]
Rice eaters’ diets more in line with Dietary Gu... [Published Food Navigator USA - Apr 18 2014]
Childhood bullying can cause problems decades l... [Published USA Today - Apr 18 2014]
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About 12 million U.S. outpatients misdiagnosed ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 17 2014]
Acute Infectious Diarrhea in Immunocompetent Ad... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
Doctor Mistakes Affects 12 Million Per Year [Published WOWT - Apr 17 2014]
At least 1 in 20 outpatients misdiagnosed every... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 17 2014]
Here's a good reason to eat more rice [Published NDTV - Apr 17 2014]
Acute Infectious Diarrhea in Immunocompetent Ad... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
Newsweek Rewind: 15 Years After Columbine, a Na... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Apr 17 2014]
Rice every day helps you diet says study [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
12 million Americans misdiagnosed each year [Published CBS News - Apr 17 2014]
Medical News Today: 1 in 20 American adults 'mi... [Published Medical News Today - Apr 17 2014]
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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 ...
Study Finds Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol [Published TIME.com - Mar 28 2014]
There’s fresh evidence that a lot of young people could be headed for heart trouble. A large study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams. More Men Charged ...
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