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Clinical trials - also known as clinical studies or research protocols - are conducted to test whether a new drug, new prevention strategy, or new screening test is safe and effective in people. Participation is always voluntary. Baylor College of Medicine investigators conduct hundreds of studies, ranging from small, short-term studies to large trials with thousands of patients across many institutions.

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Multiple gestation increases the risk of preterm delivery. Babies born preterm have increased rates of neonatal mortality and long-term…
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Emerging data support a link between sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and adverse pregnancy outcomes. In particular, women with obstructive sleep…
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
The goal is to determine whether treatment of mild chronic hypertension in pregnancy influences maternal risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and to…
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
The purpose of this study is to collect information on breast reconstruction surgeries to determine the effect of neurotization of autologous tissue…
  • Cancer - Breast
Hispanic adolescents with obesity are disproportionately burdened by type 2 diabetes (T2D). Telehealth is a potentially effective approach for…
  • Diabetes
  • Pediatrics
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has become a very common, world-wide problem in children and teens. Compared to adults, T2D disease is much more aggressive in…
  • Diabetes
Examining the Impact of Screen Media Use on Preschooler’s Sleep, Executive Function, and Weight StatusHave you ever wondered exactly how much screen…
  • Growth and Development
  • Healthy Volunteers - Child
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatrics
  • Wearable Technology
BackgroundIn response to the growing concern surrounding childhood obesity, we are thrilled to introduce a Phase 1 FDA-regulated clinical trial aimed…
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive System
  • Endocrinology
  • Growth and Development
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity and Metabolism
  • Pediatrics
Background Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS) is a genetic syndrome caused by mutations in the RAI1 gene or deletions of the 17p11.2 chromosome.…
  • Autism
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive System
  • Endocrinology
  • Genetic and Rare Diseases - Observational and Gene Discovery
  • Genetic and Rare Diseases - Treatment
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity and Metabolism
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry and Behavior
Can research change the way people live with schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a condition that negatively affects people’s mental health in…
  • Women's Health
  • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • Men's Health
  • Psychiatry and Behavior