Health

National Center for Macromolecular Imaging receives five-year, $9.5...
HOUSTON - (Feb. 12, 2010) - The National Center for Macromolecular Imaging at Baylor College of Medicine (http://ncmi.bcm.edu/ncmi/) has received a five-year, $9.5 million...
Diabetics must be cautious of heart disease risk
HOUSTON - (Feb. 11, 2010) - The relationship between diabetes and heart disease should not be ignored, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine. "Cardiovascular...
FREE TMF HEART SEMINAR SCHEDULED FOR FEB. 19
TYLER, TX - Trinity Mother Frances will sponsor quot;Does Your Ticker Need A Tuneup?quot;, a free heart health seminar, February 19 from noon until 5 p.m. at the Tyler Rose...
Master gene SRC-3 enables breast cancer growth, invasion
HOUSTON -- (Feb. 12, 2010) - The master gene called SRC-3 (steroid receptor coactivator 3) not only enhances estrogen-dependent growth of cancer cells by activating and...
Improving Lives. Improving Texas
For people with diabetes, maintaining a healthy blood glucose level is a matter of life and death. One way to do that is to take advantage of the FREE educational classes...
Reduce stress, increase heart health
HOUSTON - (Feb. 10, 2010) - There is more to heart health than just exercising and eating right. Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say reducing stress could also keep...
Green Tea and Vitamin D – Cancer Prevention at your Table?
MADISON, Wis. - While cancer prevention in the future may never be as simple as sipping green tea or eating watermelon, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin Carbone...
Heart Health
HOUSTON - (Feb. 12, 2010) - Parents of children who were diagnosed with heart defects as infants, a condition known as congenital heart disease, can help manage their...
Will Calorie Listings Curb Our Fast-Food Habits?
MADISON, Wis. -- Would you turn your back on deep-fried cheese curds if you knew that a single serving packs in 569 calories? People in the Dairy State will join others...
Enzyme presents therapeutic target in breast cancer brain metastasis
HOUSTON -- (Feb. 17, 2010) - The enzyme heparanase plays a critical role in the spread of breast cancer cells to the brain, and, as such, is a promising target for future...
Health Briefs from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Are Doctors Missing Diabetics? MADISON, Wis. -- If you are 45 years and older, overweight and have high-risk factors such as high blood pressure and cholesterol, you should...
Genomes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 4 other Africans, add to...
HOUSTON -- (Feb. 17, 2010) - Analyzing the genomic structure of five men descended from the hunter-gatherers of southern Africa - including famed South African Bishop...
Trinity Mother Frances debuts long-range critical care helicopter...
TYLER,TX - Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler launched the first medical helicopter program in the area in 1985. Today, officials with the hospital unveiled a $7 million...
Surgery to treat, prevent an option for ovarian cancer
HOUSTON - (Feb. 8, 2010) - Women who have recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer or who are at a high risk for developing the disease may benefit from having their...
Reward increased for information on East Texas church arsons
The reward for information on the identity of the arsonist who has burned at least eight churches in the East Texas area since January 1 has been increased to...