New estrogen-based compound suppresses binge eating behavior in female mice Aug 26, 2014 Baylor researchers find estrogen can strongly inhibit binge eating in mice, which was consistent with data in humans.
Human milk fat improves growth in premature infants Aug 15, 2014 Research finds incorporating a cream supplement into premature infants’ diets improved their growth outcomes in the NICU.
Back-to-school prep should include healthy after-school snacks Aug 5, 2014 Baylor expert recommends the best after-school snacks that satisfy, meet daily nutritional goals
Volunteers needed for video game study May 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 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.