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Breast cell survival factor increases breast cancer risk after late pregnancyDec 31, 2013
The mystery of why the risk of breast cancer goes up in women whose first pregnancies occur after the age of 35 may boil down to a single factor. according to Baylor researchers.
Breast cancer survivors needed for new studyOct 15, 2013
A clinical trial to look at better ways of managing one of the most common side effects of breast cancer treatments – vaginal dryness – is underway under the auspices of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic Opens 8th LocationApr 19, 2013
Clinic will offer free, low-cost comprehensive health care, education to students at the Tejano Center's Raul Yzaguirre School for Success.
Certain breast cancer patients may benefit from combined HER-2 targeted treatment without chemotherapyApr 8, 2013
BCM researchers find certain breast cancer patients may benefit from targeted therapy for tumors.
Conference to focus on use of technology in public healthMar 1, 2013
The conference, "The Use of Emerging Technologies for Health Care Messages," is geared toward health professionals.
Heart disease in womenFeb 6, 2013
BCM experts shed light on what you need to know about heart disease in women.
High fat diet in pregnancy alters thyroid activity in offspringOct 8, 2012
High fat levels during pregnancy lowers hormone that helps regulate energy, implications for weight maintenance.
Healthy diet for pregnant moms may affect obesity risk in offspringOct 5, 2012
BCM researchers find healthy diet during pregnancy can help keep obesity at bay for children.
Vaginal microbiome naturally less diverse, rich during pregnancyJun 13, 2012
BCM researchers find distinct changes in bacterial communities in different areas of vagina.
Coactivator stokes continuing fire of endometriosisJun 3, 2012
BCM researchers findings could lead to new therapies for endometriosis.