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Women's Health News

Control your weight, minimize cancer riskMar 1, 2012
Cancer risk can be reduced by controlling weight, according to BCM oncologist.
Ovarian cancer arises in fallopian tube of knockout miceFeb 13, 2012
BCM study opens new door to understand molecular origins of 'ovarian' cancer in fallopian tubes.
$1.6 million grant awarded to develop cervical cancer screening program for under, uninsuredJan 20, 2012
BCM experts find lack of healthcare for women a roadblock for preventing cervical cancer.
Help prevent cervical cancer with HPV vaccineJan 17, 2012
Disease prevention, early detection key in the battle against cervical cancer.
Baylor scientists receive $1.35 million from Ovarian Cancer Research FundJan 9, 2012
Money to be used for improving screening tests, research endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer.
BCM Teen Clinic takes innovative approach to teen pregnancy educationDec 8, 2011
Baylor Teen Health Clinic partners with University of Houston for teen sexuality video series.
Mommy makeovers may help some women restore shapeNov 26, 2011
Diet and exercise might not be enough to correct women’s appearance after pregnancy.
What you eat even before conception may affect your infantOct 24, 2011
Researchers find diets in mice before and during pregnancy can affect the size of their offspring and the way their livers function.
Could chewing gum help lower rates of premature births in Malawi?Aug 18, 2011
BCM's Dr. Kjersti Aagaard hopes to answer that question with a $250,000, two-year Saving Lives at Birth grant.
Event to celebrate 'graduates' of Baylor Teen Clinic programAug 3, 2011
Program seeks to improve the health and well-being of first-time mothers and their kids.