Women's Health News

Heart disease in womenFeb 6, 2013
BCM experts shed light on what you need to know about heart disease in women.
High fat diet in pregnancy alters thyroid activity in offspringOct 8, 2012
High fat levels during pregnancy lowers hormone that helps regulate energy, implications for weight maintenance.
Healthy diet for pregnant moms may affect obesity risk in offspringOct 5, 2012
BCM researchers find healthy diet during pregnancy can help keep obesity at bay for children.
Vaginal microbiome naturally less diverse, rich during pregnancyJun 13, 2012
BCM researchers find distinct changes in bacterial communities in different areas of vagina.
Coactivator stokes continuing fire of endometriosisJun 3, 2012
BCM researchers findings could lead to new therapies for endometriosis.
Soy isoflavone supplementation has no impact on blood pressure in menopausal womenMay 2, 2012
Study finds soy isoflavone supplements don't lower menopausal women's blood pressure.
Student grants to foster global initiativesApr 5, 2012
Inaugural Center for Globalization grants awarded to support international research, patient care initiatives by BCM students.
Teen Health Clinic stresses HIV prevention, disease management among womenMar 6, 2012
Arming young women with the right information is key in preventing, managing HIV.
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.