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Energy toll of muscular dystrophy can play havoc with growthMar 6, 2014
Consortium of researchers finds duchenne muscular dystrophy takes a significant protein and energy toll, often at the expense of growth in a critical period in the lives of the youngsters and infant animals.
New lipid formulas prevent liver disease in premie pigletsFeb 19, 2014
Researchers at Baylor find using new lipid formula with fish oil could provide a healthier alternative to soybean oil in preventing liver disease in piglets.
Genes, impact on weight topic of monthly genetics seminarJan 22, 2014
Evening with Genetics series will feature Dr. Chester Brown and Dr. Ann Smith Barnes Jan. 28 at the Children's Museum of Houston.
Grants support projects with creative approaches for WIC program nutrition educationJan 9, 2014
Two projects at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital will be funded for up to two years.
Caffeine in moderation can help with holiday exhaustionDec 13, 2013
Baylor expert says steer clear of energy drinks that contain caffeine at a level way beyond a cup of coffee or tea.
Experts provide tips for a healthy, safe HalloweenOct 30, 2013
Keep your Halloween full of treats instead of tricks with some tips from experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Expiration dates: keep, toss or eat?Oct 3, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine nutrition expert explains the meaning behind food expiration, "use by" and "sell by" dates of foods.
Kids born small should get movingAug 8, 2013
BCM researchers part of study that finds female mice who were growth restricted in the womb were born at a lower birth weight, but were less active and prone to obesity as adults.
Study shows relationship between magnesium, bone mineral contentJul 9, 2013
In a new study, researchers at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital found that the magnesium content of a diet is significantly related to bone health.
Enjoy tasty summer treats wisely to control caloriesJul 2, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine dietitian says many refreshing summer treats include calories and fat, and provides tips for low-calorie summertime sweets.