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Study finds school lunches from home not up to national standardsNov 24, 2014
Study finds lunches from home had more sodium and fewer servings of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and milk.
Pediatric seizure study completed: What we learnedOct 31, 2014
Analysis of the data collected show that there is no significant difference in the effectiveness and safety of treating seizures between lorazepam and diazepam.
Whole exome sequencing closer to becoming “new family history”Oct 20, 2014
Baylor researchers find one-fourth of patients whose DNA was submitted for clinical whole exome testing received a diagnosis related to a known genetic disease, often ending a long search for answers for them and their parents.
Type 1 diabetes screening for those at riskOct 1, 2014
Free screenings are now underway for those who may be at risk for diabetes.
Baylor, Texas Children's Cancer Center research helps determine molecular causes of Langerhans cell histiocytosisSep 12, 2014
Study helps fill in some of the bigger picture of the molecular pathology that leads to LCH, points to some potential therapeutic approaches.
New estrogen-based compound suppresses binge eating behavior in female miceAug 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 infantsAug 15, 2014
Research finds incorporating a cream supplement into premature infants’ diets improved their growth outcomes in the NICU.
Grants fund Baylor, Texas Children’s Cancer Center research on novel treatments for pediatric cancerAug 11, 2014
St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards nearly $850,000 in grants to Baylor and Texas Children’s Cancer Center physician research to treat pediatric cancer.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner receives prestigious lifetime achievement honor from Human Gene Therapy journal Aug 5, 2014
Renowned cell and gene therapy clinician-scientist Dr. Malcolm Brenner has received the prestigious Pioneer Award from the journal Human Gene Therapy.
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