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Pediatric News Releases
- Pitch count matters: know your limitsFeb 22, 2017
- Throwing pitches year-round at an early age could cause pitchers to be the ones striking out in the long run.
- Pediatric hematology-oncology initiative launched in AfricaFeb 21, 2017
- Global HOPE will build long-term capacity to treat and improve the prognosis of thousands of children with blood disorders and cancer in southern and east Africa.
- Research finds strategy that may treat juvenile Batten diseaseFeb 6, 2017
- Researchers have discovered a treatment that improves the neurological symptoms in a mouse model of juvenile Batten disease.
- Successful study leads experts to call for more patientsFeb 3, 2017
- Fetal endotracheal occlusion surgery is now being studied in a new clinical trial to determine whether it is helpful to babies with a more moderate form of left congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
- Fetal therapy for severe diaphragmatic hernia shown feasibleFeb 3, 2017
- Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have the largest experience in the U.S for treating severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia with FETO.
- Researchers find Zika virus replicates in placental trophoblastsJan 27, 2017
- Findings lend hope to the possibility that care providers could use existing prenatal diagnostic techniques to detect the Zika virus and find a way to stop its spread to the fetus.
- Questions surround newborn sequencing in clinical settingJan 25, 2017
- A national consortium of researchers, including Baylor College of Medicine, is studying the ins and outs of genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.
- Method of birth does not affect microbiome compositionJan 23, 2017
- A new study found that the microbiome of infants greatly expands between birth and 4 to 6 weeks of age.
- Fighting sickle cell disease using a type 2 diabetes medicationJan 10, 2017
- Researchers have discovered promising new treatments for sickle cell disease, the first new drug treatment in 30 years and the first ever for beta thalassemia.
- Baylor Genetics launches PreSeek™ - 1st non-invasive prenatal multi-gene sequencing screenJan 4, 2017
- Baylor Genetics' PreSeek allows patients a more complete picture of the risk of their pregnancy being affected by a genetic disorder.