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A New Investigational Cardiac Pacemaker as Small as a Vitamin

Cardiologists on the medical staff at Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital today implanted an investigational cardiac pacemaker the size of a multivitamin. The first implantable pacemakers, developed in the late-1950s, were...
9-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Baylor Scott & White Health Reports First-Year Milestones


As Baylor Scott & White Health marks the first anniversary of its merger, the organization has achieved the major goals established after becoming the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas in October 2013.
1-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Baylor Research Institute Immunology Researchers Obtaining Promising Results with Multiple Sclerosis Vaccine

Thanks to new insights related to dendritic cell vaccines, researchers are investigating a potential vaccine for MS treatment and prevention at the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR), a division of Baylor Research Institute. If future...
23-Sep-2014 2:50 PM EDT

Can Instant Noodles Lead to Heart Disease, Diabetes and Stroke?

Recent Baylor Research Institute research shows that significant consumption of instant noodles – ramen included – may increase a person’s risk for cardiometabolic syndrome, especially in women.
11-Aug-2014 11:00 PM EDT

Increased Healthcare Compliance Reduces Risk of Death, Says Baylor Trauma Research

New research from the Baylor Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement showed that a hospital’s commitment to implementing best practices significantly improves the quality of care it provides its patients. The study’s findings, which...
30-Jul-2014 1:35 PM EDT

Research Identifies New Frontiers for Cerebral Palsy Treatment

New research from the Motion and Sports Lab at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas may give children with cerebral palsy better treatment options in the future – and it all starts with looking at how cerebral palsy patients move compared to...
30-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Scott & White – Cedar Park West Clinic Offers Computerized ADHD Testing

Arti Lal, MD, a pediatrician who specializes in treating patients at the ADHD Clinic at Scott & White in North Austin, is currently utilizing a new technology on patients which is called the Quotient® ADHD Test. It is FDA-cleared for the...
25-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock Opens Comprehensive Hernia Center

Approximately five million Americans suffer from hernias, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Hernia surgery is often performed with minimally invasive techniques, which means patients can return quickly to normal activity with...
8-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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