Determining risk factors for preventable pediatric hospital admissions Sep 15, 2016 Researchers published a study examining the specific characteristics associated with potentially preventable pediatric admissions to Texas hospitals.
Special T cells that target solid tumors offer potential treatment for pediatric and adult cancers Sep 14, 2016 A new study by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center has shown promising results for the use of adoptive cell-therapies to treat pediatric and adult solid tumor cancers.
Baylor and Texas Children’s receive $7.5 million NIH grant to combat common bacteria infection, antibiotic resistance Sep 13, 2016 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant will accelerate efforts to combat Clostridium difficile (C. diff), the most common and potentially deadly bacterial infection impacting children and adults in the U.S.
Rap1, a potential new target to treat obesity Sep 13, 2016 Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered a new mechanism in the mouse brain that regulates obesity.
Baylor College of Medicine expert says prepare for flu season now Sep 12, 2016 It takes about one to two weeks after receiving the vaccine to have full protection, meaning now is the time to get vaccinated.
School-time stress isn’t just for students Sep 8, 2016 Grandparents can play an important role in their grandchildren’s life during the school year, which can lead to stress.
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day aims to help ensure healthy pregnancies Sep 7, 2016 The CDC awarded Baylor College of Medicine a grant to train primary care providers and social workers how to ensure women have healthy pregnancies and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $10 million from CPRIT for prevention and facility support services Aug 22, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers awarded more than $10 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to support evidence-based cancer prevention services and core facility.
Parents: Focus on protective factors to delay teen sexual activity Aug 18, 2016 Baylor Teen Health Clinics director Peggy Smith offers tips to parents worried about teens becoming sexually active.
Volunteers needed for study on parenting practices and vegetable consumption in preschoolers Aug 17, 2016 The USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center is recruiting volunteers for a one-week study to test parenting practices that may help preschool children like and eat vegetables.