Pediatrics News

Teens and domestic violence Oct 4, 2017
Ruth Buzi says teens too often experience domestic violence and offers advice on spotting the signs.
Let kids dress to express themselves this Halloween Oct 3, 2017
Dr. Caroline Klemt discusses what families can do if their child chooses to dress in a costume that may not traditionally be worn for their gender.
Rally for Research Grant to fund osteosarcoma researchSep 28, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has received a Rally for Research Grant from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research to support Dr. Tsz-Kwong (Chris) Man and his research in targeting methylome in chemo-resistant osteosarcoma. 
Heparin stimulates food intake, body weight gain in miceSep 5, 2017
New research suggests that heparin could be a potential target for drugs regulating appetite and weight control.
Test reveals possible treatments for disorders involving MeCP2Aug 23, 2017
A team of researchers has developed a strategy that allows them to identify potential treatments that would restore altered levels of MeCP2.
Midland to host community conference for genetic conditionsAug 15, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine will hold a community conference and resource fair on Saturday, Sept. 16 in the Midland area to provide a seminar and support materials for children with special needs and their families.
Students and stomach aches: When to call the doctorAug 10, 2017
Dr. Priya Raj looks at the warning signs of when a repeated tummy ache may be cause for larger concern.
Expert discusses repercussions of helicopter parenting Aug 9, 2017
Dr. Karen Lawson explains the consequences that occur when a parent is overinvolved in a child or young person’s life.
Grant to compare large-scale genomic sequencing, standard clinical tests for childhood cancer patientsAug 8, 2017
Baylor’s KidsCanSeq program will compare the results of large-scale genomic testing to targeted clinical tests in childhood cancer patients.
First aid-skills for the first day of schoolAug 2, 2017
Dr. Tyson Pillow, associate professor of emergency medicine, explains the key first-aid skills kids of all ages should know before heading back to school.