Tag archive for ‘Baylor College of Medicine’
By The Dispatch On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): Brain abnormality found in group of SIDS cases

More than 40 percent of infants in a group who died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) were found to have an abnormality in a key part of the brain, researchers report. The abnormality affects the hippocampus, More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Chagas disease in North America: An interview with Dr. Peter Hotez

At the end of October, there was an editorial published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, by founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Peter Hotez, which More...

By Robert On Friday, November 1st, 2013

Chagas disease overlooked among North America’s impoverished

A leading cause of heart disease remains overlooked in North America’s most impoverished communities, researchers said today in an editorial published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Chagas disease has rendered More...

By Robert On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

There was ‘most definitely’ a dengue fever outbreak in Houston in 2003: Baylor researcher

As was reported last week, there was a fascinating retrospective study published in the journal, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, where the Baylor College of Medicine research team led by Dr. Kristy Murray More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Baylor researchers discover dengue virus in Houston: Study

A retrospective study analyzing blood samples in Houston, Texas reveals that the virus that causes dengue fever was locally acquired, according to researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). Photo/CDC-James More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Sabin to launch vaccine discovery program for parasitic worms

In a press release Monday, The Sabin Vaccine Institute Product Development Partnership (Sabin PDP) announced the launch of a soil-transmitted helminth (STH) vaccine discovery program. Two Ascaris lumbricoides nematodes, More...

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