Diet not obesity defines body’s microbiome communities May 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 growth Mar 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 piglets Feb 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 seminar Jan 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 education Jan 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 exhaustion Dec 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 Halloween Oct 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 moving Aug 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.