Women's Health News

Benign gynecologic lesions more common than reportedMay 13, 2020
Researchers led by a Baylor College of Medicine physician found the prevalence of ES and other gynecological lesions was substantially higher than previously reported, even among women without cancer. 
Grant fuels study of Superfund impact on preterm birthsMay 5, 2020
A Superfund Research Program grant will fund researchers to study how toxicity of environmental chemicals emanating from Superfund sites impacts preterm births.
Maternal deaths and coronavirusApr 28, 2020
In an effort to better understand how COVID-19 affects pregnant women, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital studied the outcomes among pregnant women with severe COVID-19 disease.
Pregnancy and COVID-19: What to knowMar 20, 2020
Dr. Kjersti Aagaard has advice for expectant mothers when it comes to COVID-19 and pregnancy.
Talking to your daughter about her growing body Jan 30, 2020
Girls Elevated will aim to give parents and young girls tips on how to effectively communicate and manage these changes to help make growing up a little easier.
Women with disabilities sought for survey participationJan 14, 2020
The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) at Baylor College of Medicine has launched of the National Health Information Survey for Women with Mobility Impairments.
Folic acid reduces risk of defects linked to dolutegravirJul 23, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine suspected that folic acid could be a part of the puzzle of dolutegravir’s negative side effects.
Azúcares en leche materna influencian infección con rotavirusDec 13, 2018
Un equipo multidisciplinario de investigación descubrió que azúcares en la leche materna afectan la infección con rotavirus y podrían mejorar la efectividad de las vacunas atenuadas.
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.