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Female athletes at higher risk of ACL tearsAug 12, 2015
While most back-to-school preparations involve backpacks, pencils and other school supplies, but according to our experts, student athletes should include core strengthening and dynamic warmups, especially for females who play soccer and basketball.
Yeast infections: Self-diagnosis, poor information may delay proper treatmentJul 29, 2015
During warmer months yeast infections become more common, but our experts say causes and effective treatments may differ from what you may read on the Internet.
The truth about alleviating menstrual cycle symptomsJun 2, 2015
There are simple ways to lessen the pain that comes during a woman’s menstrual cycle, but it may not be the myths that are circulating around the Internet, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Jane Pauley to keynote Women's Health Summit, Luncheon Oct. 22Oct 2, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine Huffington Center on Aging’s annual Women’s Health Summit and Luncheon slated for Oct. 22.
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund grant to start gynecologic cancer patient support programMay 27, 2014
Drs. Marian Yvette Williams-Brown and Celestine Tung receive a $50,000 grant from the organization to initiate the Woman to Woman Program at Baylor.
Landmark study reveals first genetic snapshots of unique placental microbiomeMay 21, 2014
Baylor study finds placenta harbors unique, low abundant microbiome.
Researchers find maternal nutrition before pregnancy leaves permanent marks on child’s genome Apr 29, 2014
Study finds mothers’ nutrition around time of conception causes epigenetic changes that permanently and systemically impact their children.
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.