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NIH awards Baylor, Texas Children's No. 1 spot in pediatric-research funding

HOUSTON For two consecutive years, the pediatric-research collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in Houston has taken the No. 1 spot in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health. ...... The NIH, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has granted Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics faculty members working...

UCSF/Baylor team uses new method to measure bone loss in astronauts flying long mission

A team of NASA-funded researchers from UCSF and Baylor College of Medicine has used a new method to measure and characterize bone loss caused by prolonged spaceflight....... ....... The researchers used three-dimensional x-ray computed tomography [CT] to study the effect of prolonged weightlessness on the bone mineral density and structure of the hip in a group of 14 American and Russian crew mem...

Baylor team discovers reason for heart transplant failure

.HOUSTON--(May 17, 2001)-A common virus that infects the heart is a major reason for heart transplant failure in children, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have discovered. ."This finding should lead to a change in diagnostic testing and treatment," said Dr. Jeffrey A. Towbin, a professor of pediatric cardiology at Baylor. "It could also improve long-term survival." .The discovery, rep...
(Date:4/18/2014)... (April 21, 2014) -- A group of scientists ... and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found ... and neuropsychological function in Parkinson,s disease (PD). ... , the study, which assessed cognitive function in ... the dopamine replacement therapy commonly used to treat ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... One of the most popular vaccine brands for children ... may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, ... expensive option, according to a new study by University ... administer can be driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon ... professor of computer science and of mathematics at the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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