Women's Health News

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.
Low-carb diet may reduce risk of postmenopausal weight gainMay 18, 2017
In an analysis of dietary patterns of postmenopausal women, researchers found that those who consumed the fewest carbohydrates had a significantly reduced risk of gaining 10 percent of their body weight over an eight-year period.
Facing the hard realities of infertility Apr 24, 2017
Dr. Terri Woodard wants couples to know about the realities of infertility and treatment options to improve their chances of becoming a parent.
Gene mutation may be linked to unexplained female infertilityMar 21, 2017
Researchers have uncovered a gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility.
Older adults advised to make smart sexual health choicesFeb 9, 2017
STDs can have a significant impact on the health of elders because they are often diagnosed late due to lack of frequent screening.
Successful study leads experts to call for more patientsFeb 3, 2017
Fetal endotracheal occlusion surgery is now being studied in a new clinical trial to determine whether it is helpful to babies with a more moderate form of left congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Fetal therapy for severe diaphragmatic hernia shown feasibleFeb 3, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have the largest experience in the U.S for treating severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia with FETO.
Method of birth does not affect microbiome compositionJan 23, 2017
A new study found that the microbiome of infants greatly expands between birth and 4 to 6 weeks of age. 
Baylor, nation’s cancer centers endorse updated HPV vaccine recommendationsJan 11, 2017
Baylor and the other 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers endorsed recently revised recommendations from the CDC on the need to improve vaccination rates for HPV.
Baylor Genetics launches PreSeek™ - 1st non-invasive prenatal multi-gene sequencing screenJan 4, 2017
Baylor Genetics' PreSeek allows patients a more complete picture of the risk of their pregnancy being affected by a genetic disorder.