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Pediatric News Releases

Signs your child may need glasses Yesterday
Dr. Christina Weng says noticing signs of vision loss is especially significant in young children.
St. Baldrick’s awards eight faculty with cancer research grantsYesterday
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has announced its 2017 summer grant recipients, including eight from Baylor College of Medicine.
Substance addiction changes mother’s response to infantJul 26, 2017
Researchers found that a mother’s brain response to her own infant is modified in the presence of substance addiction.
Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drainJul 6, 2017
Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.
Genomic sequencing may benefit parents of cancer patientsJun 26, 2017
Researchers report that genomic sequencing information may be more valuable for families of pediatric cancer patients than has previously been recognized.
Patient-inspired research uncovers new link to rare disorder Jun 22, 2017
Meeting a young patient with Zellweger syndrome, a rare, life-threatening genetic disease, started a scientific investigation that culminated with an unexpected discovery.
Grant funds continued research for river blindness vaccine Jun 21, 2017
The grant will support the continuation of the international initiative TOVA – The Onchocerciasis Vaccine for Africa – which was established in 2015 and is comprised of 13 world-renowned scientists and research centers.
Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika in childrenJun 19, 2017
The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Baylor College of Medicine has received funding to conduct an observational study on the neurologic and neurodevelopmental effects of Zika virus among children who are infected in early childhood.
Study: traditional treatment better for iron-deficiency anemiaJun 13, 2017
A team of researchers determined that the traditional treatment can more effectively treat iron-deficiency anemia in young children.
Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantationJun 2, 2017
Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers investigated the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation.