Women's Health News
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.
BIPAI expands its programs in South America with maternal-child health initiative in Argentina Oct 21, 2016 The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital is increasing its impact in South America through a new maternal and child health program in Argentina.
Breast reconstruction after cancer offers chance for patients to feel good in their own skin by using their own abdominal tissue Oct 19, 2016 Plastic surgeon Dr. Sebastian Winocour discusses options for breast reconstruction following cancer, including using a patient's own abdominal tissue.