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Bolivian Forager-Farmers Known for Amazing Heart Health Are Splitting in Beliefs About What Makes a Good Life

A small Bolivian society of indigenous forager-farmers, known for astonishingly healthy cardiovascular systems, is seeing a split in beliefs about what makes a good life. Some are holding more to the traditional — more family ties, hunting and...
16-Oct-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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App Passes Test to Help Parents Detect Early Signs of Various Eye Diseases

A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children such as retinoblastoma, an aggressive pediatric eye cancer — has passed its first big test.
3-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Prototype Smartphone App Can Help Parents Detect Early Signs of Eye Disorders in Children, Study Finds

A smartphone application has been developed that can help parents detect early signs of eye disease by searching their children’s photographs for traces of leukocoria, also known as “white eye.” The prototype app (CRADLE: ComputeR Assisted...
1-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Heart-Healthy Forager-Farmers in Lowland Bolivia Are Changing Diets and Gaining Weight

A group of forager-farmers in Bolivia’s tropical forests — known for having remarkable cardiovascular health and low blood pressure — experienced changes in body mass and diet over a nine-year period, with increased use of cooking oil being...
16-Sep-2019 4:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Couples Who Tailgate Together Stay Together, Baylor Research Says

The researchers surveyed 143 tailgating adults (44 percent were female) who answered questions about their partners and their respect toward that person.
5-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Caregivers of People with Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep — a negative for them and potentially for those who receive their care, according to a Baylor University study...
23-Aug-2019 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

New research published this week in JAMA Oncology has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. It raises concerns about the effectiveness of cancer drugs in some patients, especially since genetic differences...
16-Aug-2019 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Supervisors Driven By Bottom Line Fail To Get Employees' Top Performance, New Baylor Study Says

Supervisors driven by profits could actually be hurting their coveted bottom lines by losing the respect of their employees, who counter by withholding performance, according to a new study led by Baylor University.
1-Aug-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Out-of-This-World Research: Fifty Years After the Moon Landing, Lunar Investigator Sets His Sights on Mercury

17-Jul-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

31-May-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

Following a natural disaster or strong storm, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.
31-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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The ‘Heaven 11’: Baylor Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs

To celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month in June, Robert Darden, former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine and founder/director of Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, compiled the “Heaven 11,” a...
31-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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What’s Bugging (and Biting) You? Mosquito Expert Explains Why Your Odor Might Mean More Mosquito Bites

WACO, Texas May 31, 2019) – Summer signals an increase in mosquito populations, and with more mosquitoes buzzing around, that means more people are dealing with mosquito bites and their consequences, from an itchy inconvenience to serious diseases...
31-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Baylor Nutrition Expert Gives the Scoop on Ice Cream and Other Summertime Treats

The summer heat is coming. And that brings with it the excitement of ice cream, frozen yogurt and snow cones.
31-May-2019 3:05 AM EDT

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Baylor’s Benjamin Franklin Scholars Bring Light to Complex Figure

Sometimes the Franklin legends are bigger than Franklin the man – and it’s taken an army of historians and scholars throughout the centuries to sort it out.
30-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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Water Activities Provide Relaxation, Connection, Baylor Outdoor Adventure Expert Says

As some seek relaxation on the water, others might want a physical challenge, but Schrank says even those who seek a workout should remain receptive to additional outcomes.
30-May-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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