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Back-to-school prep should include healthy after-school snacksAug 5, 2014
Baylor expert recommends the best after-school snacks that satisfy, meet daily nutritional goals
Volunteers needed for video game studyMay 22, 2014
Children between the ages of 10 and 12 years are needed for a six-month study involving health-related video games.
Diet not obesity defines body’s microbiome communitiesMay 20, 2014
Baylor study finds consuming a high fat diet during pregnancy and breast feeding persistently alters the structure of an infant’s microbiome.
Researchers find maternal nutrition before pregnancy leaves permanent marks on child’s genome Apr 29, 2014
Study finds mothers’ nutrition around time of conception causes epigenetic changes that permanently and systemically impact their children.
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.