Women's Health News
Low-carb diet may reduce risk of postmenopausal weight gain May 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 infertility Mar 21, 2017 Researchers have uncovered a gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility.
Older adults advised to make smart sexual health choices Feb 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 patients Feb 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 feasible Feb 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 composition Jan 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 recommendations Jan 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 screen Jan 4, 2017 Baylor Genetics' PreSeek allows patients a more complete picture of the risk of their pregnancy being affected by a genetic disorder.
Mouse Gata2 gene can affect female fertility and uterine susceptibility to cancer Oct 25, 2016 Understanding what affects the uterus’ ability to prepare for pregnancy might someday help prevent or treat female infertility and cancer.