Women's Health News

Mother’s milk influences neonatal rotavirus infectionNov 27, 2018
Using a multidisciplinary approach, an international team of researchers from several institutions reveals that complex interactions between sugars and the microbiome in human milk influence neonatal rotavirus infection.
Thanksgiving foods to avoid during pregnancyNov 13, 2018
For a mom to be, Thanksgiving Day may seem like a dream come true, but an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says pregnant women should avoid overindulging on Thanksgiving foods for the sake of themselves and their unborn babies.
Grant supports research into racial, ethnic health disparitiesOct 3, 2018
The National Cancer Institute has awarded $6.3 million dollars Baylor researchers to create new tools to help researchers to better understand the biological causes behind racial and ethnic health disparities in prostate and breast cancers.
$2 million grant to fund Pregnancy Resuscitation ProgramSep 6, 2018
Dr. Peter Nielsen received a five-year, $2 million grant to develop a program to train specialists and emergency responders who treat women who experience cardiac arrest during pregnancy.
How to deal with mom-shaming Jul 12, 2018
Sometimes, moms posting on social media about fun family outings and their children’s special moments can catch the unwanted attention of mom-shamers. Dr. Melissa Wilkes Requenez explains how to deal with it.
Baylor, BillionToOne collaborate for non-invasive prenatal testMay 16, 2018
In an effort to provide safe testing to expecting mothers, Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with BillionToOne in a joint clinical study of a novel, non-invasive blood test that detects sickle cell disease during pregnancy.
How to manage emotional rollercoaster of infertility Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Sohye Kim offers advice on how to handle the emotional effects of infertility.
Why is it harder for females to gain weight?Apr 18, 2018
For years, scientists have observed that when male and female mice eat the same high-fat diet, the males gain significantly more weight than the females. A new study proposes that part of the answer as to why that is may be in the brain.
Potential new strategy to fight ovarian cancer foundMar 28, 2018
A new discovery opens the possibility of developing a novel way to fight ovarian cancer.
Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantationJun 2, 2017
Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers investigated the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation.