Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist to lend expertise to national Moonshot initiative May 9, 2016 Dr. Will Parsons will be part of the efforts to accelerate pediatric cancer research through the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
Experts get serious about video games to promote fruit and vegetable consumption in children May 9, 2016 A recent study found that children who played a video game promoting fruit and vegetable intake changed their eating behavior.
Preterm birth linked to lengthy traffic exposure in Houston May 5, 2016 Researchers have discovered a possible correlation between preterm birth and vehicle emissions.
Largest-ever U.S. autism research study underway Apr 21, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are part of an autism research initiative to advance the understanding of the causes of this condition.
Study finds genes linked to happiness, depression and neuroticism Apr 20, 2016 A multi-institutional team, including a researcher from Baylor College of Medicine, reports that they have found genetic variants associated with our feelings of well-being, depression and neuroticism.
Rewarding children to eat healthy can be a mistake Apr 13, 2016 Experts at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital say rewarding children with a treat may not be effective.
Psyllium fiber found to reduce abdominal pain in children with IBS Apr 11, 2016 A new study found that children with abdominal pain related to irritable bowel syndrome who take psyllium fiber had a decrease in pain episodes.
Children's Hospital of San Antonio to welcome pediatric residents Mar 31, 2016 Ten physicians from all over the country will complete their pediatric residency training at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio through Baylor College of Medicine’s pediatric residency program.
History of chicken pox may reduce risk of brain cancer later in life Mar 30, 2016 The chicken pox may offer some positive health benefits later in life, experts believe – a reduced risk for developing glioma, a type of brain cancer.
Understanding obesity from the inside out Mar 14, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers collaborate on new lab method that reveals the roles of GABA in the control of appetite and metabolism.