Women's Health News
Jane Pauley to keynote Women's Health Summit, Luncheon Oct. 22 Oct 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 program May 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 microbiome May 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 pregnancy Dec 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 study Oct 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 Location Apr 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 chemotherapy Apr 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 health Mar 1, 2013 The conference, "The Use of Emerging Technologies for Health Care Messages," is geared toward health professionals.
Heart disease in women Feb 6, 2013 BCM experts shed light on what you need to know about heart disease in women.