Reproductive Health News

New research study goes against popular belief on "39-week" pregnancy ruleMar 10, 2016
New research suggests that babies delivered after elective induction at 37 to 38 weeks may not have an increased risk of adverse neonatal outcomes.
Study shows benefits of testosterone treatment in older men with low testosteroneFeb 17, 2016
Baylor researchers part of study that shows improved sexual function, walking ability and mood after testosterone treatment in men age 65 and older.
Second trimester screening still necessary Sep 24, 2015
Pregnant women are not receiving screening for spina bifida in the second trimester of their pregnancies, and 11.4 percent of infants born with the defect in the neural tube are not identified before birth, according to a study.
Smartphone app for teens puts reliable health information at their fingertipsAug 5, 2015
A new app from the Baylor Teen Health Clinic puts healthcare information and resources at the fingertips of teens and young adults.
Facial hair brings awareness to unique medical approaches, treatments at Baylor College of MedicineNov 14, 2014
The Movember and No-Shave November movements have men’s health in their crosshairs, and Baylor College of Medicine is doing its part to raise awareness by providing individualized, tailored approaches to prostate cancer screening and erectile dysfunction.
Study identifies new genetic cause of male reproductive birth defectsJun 1, 2014
Baylor team finds certain male reproductive birth defects resulted from a change in the number of copies of a gene, VAMP7.
Pertussis vaccination during pregnancy could protect infants during the period of highest vulnerabilityMay 5, 2014
Newborns whose mothers received the tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine during pregnancy received immunity from their mothers at birth and in their first few months of life.
Can risks that accompany twin pregnancies be solved two monkeys at a time?Dec 30, 2013
Baylor researchers find genetic changes helped common marmosets successfully bear twins, other multiple births.
Teen clinic finds innovative ways to draw young men in for health care servicesJun 19, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine's Teen Health Clinic offers innovative programs that draw young men in for healthcare services.
Maintaining male sexual health can contribute to overall healthJun 18, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine expert encourages men to talk to their doctors about sexual health issues because these issues could contribute to other health problems.