A bacterial signal activates the immune system against rotavirus
Articles / Gastrointestinal diseases / Infectious diseases / Public Health

A bacterial signal activates the immune system against rotavirus

A bacterial signal activates the immune system against rotavirus By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. For three decades, Dr. Mary Estes, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine has studied the important rotavirus in her laboratory, seeking ways to fight the gastrointestinal disease that causes severe dehydration and roughly half a million deaths … Continue reading

Heart injury marker can identify varying risks of blood pressure
Articles / Biomarkers / Heart Disease

Heart injury marker can identify varying risks of blood pressure

By Graciela Gutierrez For years, physicians have used troponin T as evidence of the kind of heart damage that results from heart attack. Now, however, a consortium of researchers, including those from Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston have found a new value in measuring levels … Continue reading