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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

Baylor Research Institute Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Continue Research in Autoimmune Diseases

Baylor Research Institute has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), one of the National Institutes of Health, to fund its Autoimmunity Center of Excellence. The grant is...
13-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Research: Minimally Invasive Procedure Saves More Lives Than Open-Heart Surgery

For the first time, a minimally invasive transcatheter valve – tested by Baylor Research Institute in Dallas (BRI) – has been shown to save more lives than open-heart surgery, according to new research revealed at the American College of...
13-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Baylor Awarded Patent for Major Advance in Islet Cell Research

Baylor Research Institute has been awarded a patent from the U.S. Patent Office for a potential strategy to improve the outcomes of islet cell transplantation for patients with type 1 diabetes and chronic pancreatitis.
13-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Olympians and Cancer Survivors Team Up to Fight Cancer

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Open water swim to benefit Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center
1-Apr-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Picture Perfect Diagnosis

Baylor Health Care System is bringing neurologic stroke expertise to its community-based medical centers via a portable robot communication system or telemedicine. Neuro-hospitalists based at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas use iPads or...
24-Mar-2014 7:55 AM EDT

Baylor Seeks Volunteers in Need of Colonoscopies

Investigators with Baylor Research Institute, a research arm of Baylor Scott & White Health, have opened participation for a new clinical trial that could determine whether a certain blood test can detect colon cancer before it even develops.
11-Mar-2014 4:05 PM EDT

Baylor Health Care System Research Sheds New Light on Heart Disease

A special newly discovered biomarker, “Gb3,” potentially related to the survival of heart disease patients, could change the way the country’s No. 1 killer is monitored in the future.
11-Mar-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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