Healthcare News

Biomarkers help predict cardiovascular disease in older adultsMar 12, 2018
Knowing your risk for cardiovascular disease is a critical first step to preventing heart attack, stroke and other life threatening cardiac events. 
Rugby injuries: what you need to knowMar 1, 2018
When it comes to rugby injuries, education and preparation are the keys to prevention. Dr. Jason Ahuero breaks down the sport’s potential injuries and ways to prevent them.
Baylor offers medical home for young adults with diabetesFeb 28, 2018
Young adults with diabetes will now have access to a new medical home at the Baylor College of Medicine Young Adult Diabetes Clinic.
Stay healthy while travelingFeb 27, 2018
No one enjoys being sick, and that’s especially true when you’re on vacation. Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Irvin Sulapas gives his tips on how you can stay healthy so you can relax and enjoy your vacation.
New treatment offers pain relief without surgeryFeb 21, 2018
A Baylor expert says a fat-derived stem cell injection may be an option for those seeking relief from sports related injuries due to conditions like osteoarthritis of the knee, partial rotator cuff tears, joint and tendon injuries, or tennis elbow.
Minimally invasive method can redo heart valve replacementsFeb 19, 2018
There are some instances in life where you wish you could have a redo, but surgery isn’t one of them. Dr. Joseph Lamelas discusses a minimally invasive approach to redoing valve replacements.
There’s still time to get your flu shotJan 26, 2018
This year’s flu season was predicted to be severe, and so far those predictions have been accurate. However, it’s not too late to be vaccinated against the virus.
Heart failure risk factors need a closer lookJan 10, 2018
Baylor cardiologists are working to bring awareness to the need for including heart failure risk factors in overall cardiovascular disease evaluations.
Patients react better when doctors imply uncertain diagnosisJan 10, 2018
A paper shows parents of pediatric patients may react more negatively to doctors who communicate uncertainty of diagnosis explicitly compared to doctors who use implicit language.
Study: patients need help understanding online test results Dec 12, 2017
Researchers conducted a study to explore patients’ experiences and preferences when accessing their test results delivered to them via online portals.