Pediatrics News

Largest-ever U.S. autism research study underwayApr 21, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are part of an autism research initiative to advance the understanding of the causes of this condition.
Study finds genes linked to happiness, depression and neuroticismApr 20, 2016
A multi-institutional team, including a researcher from Baylor College of Medicine, reports that they have found genetic variants associated with our feelings of well-being, depression and neuroticism.
Rewarding children to eat healthy can be a mistakeApr 13, 2016
Experts at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital say rewarding children with a treat may not be effective.
Psyllium fiber found to reduce abdominal pain in children with IBSApr 11, 2016
A new study found that children with abdominal pain related to irritable bowel syndrome who take psyllium fiber had a decrease in pain episodes.
Children's Hospital of San Antonio to welcome pediatric residents Mar 31, 2016
Ten physicians from all over the country will complete their pediatric residency training at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio through Baylor College of Medicine’s pediatric residency program.
History of chicken pox may reduce risk of brain cancer later in lifeMar 30, 2016
The chicken pox may offer some positive health benefits later in life, experts believe – a reduced risk for developing glioma, a type of brain cancer.
Understanding obesity from the inside out Mar 14, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers collaborate on new lab method that reveals the roles of GABA in the control of appetite and metabolism.
Alliance to discover transformational therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseaseFeb 9, 2016
Dr. Huda Zoghbi will lead a team with UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, to find therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseases. 
Zoghbi to receive the prestigious Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko MedalFeb 1, 2016
 The National Academy of Science announced Dr. Huda Zoghbi will be the recipient of this year’s prestigious Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal.
Origins of cancer subgroup identifiedJan 28, 2016
A team of researchers have developed a method to find the origins of common childhood brain cancer.