Women's Health News
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.
High fat diet in pregnancy alters thyroid activity in offspring Oct 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 offspring Oct 5, 2012 BCM researchers find healthy diet during pregnancy can help keep obesity at bay for children.
Vaginal microbiome naturally less diverse, rich during pregnancy Jun 13, 2012 BCM researchers find distinct changes in bacterial communities in different areas of vagina.