Women's Health News
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.
Missed menstrual periods could indicate polycystic ovarian syndrome Oct 12, 2016 Dr. Amy Schutt discusses polycystic ovarian syndrome, a common reason for missed or irregular periods.
Baylor College of Medicine, Horizons Trust sign memorandum of understanding to advance maternal health in The Gambia Sep 30, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Horizons Trust UK sign a memorandum of understanding to facilitate training and research to advance maternal health in The Gambia.
Research opens the possibility of new, noninvasive genetic prenatal testing Sep 26, 2016 Researchers have determined that it is feasible to develop a prenatal, noninvasive genetic test based on rare fetal cells that are present in the mother’s blood.
Reproductive Health Research Day will include information on impact of neglected diseases on women Sep 21, 2016 Neglected diseases and their impact on women is a featured topic at the upcoming Reproductive Health Research Day on Oct. 5.
Sedgwick receives award celebrating professionalism in medicine Aug 11, 2016 Dr. Emily Sedgwick has been named the 2016 recipient of the Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism.
Maternal high-fat diet during pregnancy can affect baby’s gut microbes Aug 8, 2016 Researchers find the community of microbes – the microbiome – living in a baby’s gut can be influenced by the mother’s diet during pregnancy.