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Baylor experts share heart healthy tipsFeb 3, 2014
Knowing where you stand in terms of cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight is an important part of starting a healthy lifestyle and preventing heart ailments.
Molecular understanding of atrial fibrillation progression may enable earlier treatmentJan 13, 2014
An international team of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine think atrial fibrillation occurs at the molecular level.
Myotonic dystrophy disrupts normal control of gene expression in the heartJan 9, 2014
Baylor research finds heart problems in myotonic dystrophy stem from disruption of a network that controls bits of genetic material (microRNAs) that fine-tune protein expression.
Bold new alliance among Houston’s leading health care providers to transform care delivery in the regionJan 7, 2014
Three of the region’s leading medical institutions – Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke’s Health and the Texas Heart® Institute – have significantly expanded and enhanced their long-standing educational, clinical and research affiliations.
FAQ on Baylor, CHI non-profit joint ventureJan 7, 2014
Get more information on the recently announced non-profit joint venture between Baylor and CHI St. Luke's Health with these frequently asked questions.
Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke’s Health, Texas Heart Institute collaboration: Executive biographiesJan 7, 2014
Learn more about the executives at Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke's Health and Texas Heart Institute.
HIV-1 accessory protein helps induce metabolic defectsNov 27, 2013
Baylor researchers find addressing the mechanisms mediated by Vpr might help HIV patients with the complications of insulin resistance, fatty liver, diabetes and heart disease.
Slow eating could lead to better holiday dining decisionsNov 20, 2013
Want to make better eating decisions this holiday season? Slow down, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Higher risk of cardiovascular disease in African-Americans may stem from hyperactive plateletsNov 10, 2013
Research important in understanding how to use certain drugs and how to personalize drugs based on patient information.
Healthy choices can help reduce cardiovascular disease risksOct 23, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine expert offers tips to reduce cardiovascular risks.