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Pediatric News Releases
- Put bacterial meningitis vaccines on back-to-school checklistToday
- Bacterial meningitis is serious and can be life threatening, but in most cases it can be prevented with safe and effective vaccines, said an infectious disease expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
- Start school with these fresh skincare tipsAug 7, 2018
- Kim Chang offers tips on how teens can start the school year off with healthy skin, starting with a focus on damage from the summer sun.
- Teaching your child how to be empathetic Aug 6, 2018
- Although empathy can be a hard quality for parents to teach to their children, Dr. Eric Storch gives his advice on how they can do this.
- How to deal with mom-shaming Jul 12, 2018
- Sometimes, moms posting on social media about fun family outings and their children’s special moments can catch the unwanted attention of mom-shamers. Dr. Melissa Wilkes Requenez explains how to deal with it.
- Carbohydrates in infant formula shape gut metabolites profileJun 26, 2018
- A team of researchers report an association between the type of carbohydrates in formula; the products of metabolism or metabolites; and the risk of NEC in a piglet model of the human condition.
- First-in-human clinical trial aims to treat neuroblastomaJun 15, 2018
- In a promising development, researchers announced a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a new form of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma using genetically engineered natural killer T cells (NKTs).
- Children should stay socially active during summer vacationJun 13, 2018
- Dr. Jin Han discusses why it is important for children to remain socially active during summer.
- Mosquito saliva alone triggers unexpected immune responseMay 17, 2018
- Researchers have taken a closer look at the effect of mosquito saliva alone and found that it can trigger an unexpected variety of immune responses in an animal model of the human immune system.
- Baylor, BillionToOne collaborate for non-invasive prenatal testMay 16, 2018
- In an effort to provide safe testing to expecting mothers, Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with BillionToOne in a joint clinical study of a novel, non-invasive blood test that detects sickle cell disease during pregnancy.
- Hotez, Zoghbi join American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 18, 2018
- Dr. Peter J. Hotez, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi have been elected as the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary titles.