Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika in children Jun 19, 2017 The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Baylor College of Medicine has received funding to conduct an observational study on the neurologic and neurodevelopmental effects of Zika virus among children who are infected in early childhood.
Study: traditional treatment better for iron-deficiency anemia Jun 13, 2017 A team of researchers determined that the traditional treatment can more effectively treat iron-deficiency anemia in young children.
Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantation Jun 2, 2017 Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers investigated the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation.
Mice will help reveal roles of human brown fat Jun 2, 2017 Discovery opens the door to research that might lead to new ways of using brown fat to treat metabolic conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes in the future.
Low-carb diet may reduce risk of postmenopausal weight gain May 18, 2017 In an analysis of dietary patterns of postmenopausal women, researchers found that those who consumed the fewest carbohydrates had a significantly reduced risk of gaining 10 percent of their body weight over an eight-year period.
International genetics symposium launches in Hong Kong May 17, 2017 The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017 in Hong Kong.
‘MARRVEL’ new way to compile big data in human-centric way May 11, 2017 A group of researchers at Baylor created MARRVEL to help researchers everywhere search databases all at once and in a matter of minutes.
Oral corticosteroids overprescribed in children with asthma Apr 10, 2017 In a new study published today in the journal Pediatrics, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found substantial overprescribing of oral corticosteroids in children with asthma.
Landmark autism genetic study seeking participants Mar 28, 2017 Families affected by autism are invited to a special on-site registration and data collection event for the nation’s largest-ever autism research study.
Childhood cancer survivor support expanding for Texans Mar 22, 2017 A recent $1.5 million grant will expand the Passport for Care program, which ensuring that childhood cancer survivors in Texas receive healthcare that meets their unique needs.