Scientists reverse advanced heart failure in an animal model Oct 4, 2017 Researchers were able to reverse severe heart failure by silencing the activity of Hippo, a signaling pathway that can prevent the regeneration of heart muscle.
Baylor joins esteemed Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network Sep 27, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine has been selected as a site for the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network, joining an elite group of top clinical sites conducting seminal work in the field of cardiac surgery.
Study looks at lowering untreatable heart attack risk factor Jun 29, 2017 Dr. Christi Ballantyne explains a study that evaluates a possible treatment to reduce the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
New insight into why the heart does not repair itself Jun 5, 2017 Researchers have discovered a previously unknown connection between processes that keep the heart from repairing itself.
Timing, dosage of statins before heart surgery impacts survival Mar 16, 2017 Researchers found that those who continued taking their cholesterol-lowering medication prior to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery had better survival rates than those who stopped.
Exercise and the heart Feb 28, 2017 Dr. Ihab Hamzeh has answers to some common questions to get you started on the right foot when it comes to improving heart health.
The heart attack risk factor you haven’t heard of Feb 21, 2017 Heart specialists say lipoprotein(a) is a protein you might not have heard of, but it can be the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Personalized cardiovascular health needed for an aging population Feb 13, 2017 Baylor researchers are using data to pinpoint the best recommendations for prediction, treatment and prevention for the aging population.
Lo que Ud. necesita saber sobre la enfermedad de la válvula mitral Feb 8, 2017 El Dr. Joseph Lamelas ofrece sus perspectivas acerca de la enfermedad de la válvula mitral y su tratamiento.
What you need to know about mitral valve disease Feb 8, 2017 Dr. Joseph Lamelas gives some insight into mitral valve disease and its treatment.
Matters of the Heart Feb 1, 2017 Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine have answers to some commonly asked questions to help jump starting your path to a healthy heart.
Pionero en cirugía de corazón mínimamente invasiva se une a Baylor College of Medicine y Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Jan 9, 2017 El Dr. Joseph Lamelas se ha incorporado como jefe asociado de cirugía cardíaca en la división de cirugía cardiotorácica y llevará a cabo cirugías en Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Pioneer in minimally invasive heart surgery joins Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Jan 9, 2017 Dr. Joseph Lamelas has joined as associate chief of cardiac surgery in the division of cardiothoracic surgery and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
New, smaller artificial heart implanted at Baylor St. Luke’s Dec 22, 2016 Doctors at CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center have successfully implanted a new, smaller version of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for patient suffering from biventricular end-stage heart failure.
Early diagnosis of artery disease can prevent limb loss Oct 26, 2016 Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker suggests those with a certain medical history be evaluated for peripheral artery disease to prevent serious complications.
Baylor researchers contribute to project to develop guidelines for large sequence-based complex trait association studies Sep 22, 2016 Findings from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Exome Sequencing Project (ESP) could contribute to the advancement of precision medicine and the implications for the future of whole exome data analysis.
Baylor researchers working to find target blood pressure levels after stroke Jun 29, 2016 A consortium of researchers found clues to the ideal healthy blood pressure level for patients following a stroke.
Baylor well represented at AATS Annual Meeting 2016 Jun 2, 2016 Baylor's Dr. Joseph S. Coselli gave his presidential address to the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Joseph S. Coselli: Lifetime of TAAA analysis gives patients, surgeons new insight into procedures Jun 2, 2016 Dr. Joseph S. Coselli and colleagues have presented a study consisting of the results of 30 years of performing open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repairs.
Stress and the heart Feb 17, 2016 Relaxing could have a positive effect on coronary artery disease and heart health.