Pediatrics News

Maternal high-fat diet during pregnancy can affect baby’s gut microbesAug 8, 2016
Researchers find the community of microbes – the microbiome – living in a baby’s gut can be influenced by the mother’s diet during pregnancy.
Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behaviorAug 5, 2016
Researchers found that certain neural circuits have the ability to inhibit binge-like eating behavior in mice.
Let the Olympics inspire your fitness goalsAug 1, 2016
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut has advice on how to get started in a new sport if Olympic fever has you itching to go for the gold.
T cells that target two tumor surface molecules mitigate tumor escape in mouse model of glioblastomaJul 18, 2016
Researchers show a new strategy, based on targeting specific surface molecules, that eliminates most of the cancer cells in a mouse model of glioblastoma.
Study identifies a new rare genetic syndrome associated with severe infections and lung disease in infantsJul 18, 2016
Researchers identified a new rare genetic condition which provides an explanation for a type of lung disease in infants.
Pokémon Go: Health Benefits and Safety Tips Jul 18, 2016
Dr. Irvin Sulapas discusses Pokemon Go's health benefits and offers his tips on how to stay safe while playing the game.
Summertime bites and stings: how to prevent, treat and prepareJul 1, 2016
Learn how to prevent and treat the bites and stings from outdoor critters that come with warmer weather.
Telomere length a strong indicator of blood count recovery in treatment of childhood Acute Myeloid LeukemiaJun 30, 2016
Researchers discovered a way to predict which children are at highest risk for delayed recovery following intensive chemotherapy courses to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $1 million from NIH for Zika studyJun 30, 2016
The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit will lead a study of people infected with Zika virus to better understand the infection.
Angola Sickle Cell Initiative teaming with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide children with medication for sickle cell diseaseJun 24, 2016
The Angola Sickle Cell Initiative is teaming up with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide access to medication for children with sickle cell disease in Angola.