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Baylor Research Could Lead to Development of Novel Vaccines from Flu to HIV

Baylor Research Institute investigators found that the lipoprotein LOX-1 promotes humoral responses, which could allow researchers to design effective vaccines against microbial infections.
10-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Baylor Research Institute Enters License Agreement for Anakinra in Treating Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of the Baylor Scott & White Health, announced that it has signed an agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) to non-exclusively license Baylor’s patents pertaining to the treatment of...
5-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Baylor Scott & White Health Celebrates American Diabetes Month® with First Long-Term Trial Comparing Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

Despite the availability of many medications, doctors have very little information about the best way to treat diabetes. However, a new study involving Baylor’s endocrinology team could give more insights and provide better options for diabetes...
24-Nov-2014 6:00 AM EST

New Use for an Old Drug Could Impact Cirrhosis Patients

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A common drug used to clean a person’s bowels before a colonoscopy could become the future standard of care for patients with acute hepatic encephalopathy (HE), a mental disorientation problem that affects up to one in two cirrhosis patients. The...
4-Nov-2014 7:00 AM EST

Severe Illness Shifts Young Father From Feeding His Toddler, to Being Fed by Him

People often think of physical therapy as a little bit of exercise to build up strength after knee surgery, or to relieve pain from a sore back. Others see it as an important bridge between serious, debilitating illness and an independent life.
29-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Bedside Caregivers: Research Shows Opening Visitation Access Improves Patient Satisfaction

Many believe that restrictive visitation policies affect the standard of care patients receive. Now, retrospective research from a team of Baylor nurses proves it.
29-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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

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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

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