Heart News

Pack hand sanitizer, patience for healthy holiday travelYesterday
The most wonderful time of the year also is one of the most hectic times of the year. If you plan to travel this season, it is important to take precautions for your health. Experts from Baylor College of Medicine offer tips to ease your holiday travel.
Drug for high triglycerides has sustained effect at low dosagesNov 20, 2019
A drug therapy targeting the production of a protein produced by the liver has led to sustained and significant reductions in triglyceride levels using low dosages.
Study: high e-cigarette use among lesbian, gay, bisexual adultsNov 14, 2019
Researchers will give a moderated poster presentation that displays the prevalence of smoking, e-cigarette use and high-risk behaviors among adults who identify as lesbian, gay and bisexual.
Research improves understanding of atrial fibrillationOct 21, 2019
A group of researchers used a mouse model system to investigate how noncoding DNA regions that increase atrial fibrillation risk in humans work to predispose to the condition.
New insights into heart's healing capacitySep 26, 2019
A group of researchers reveals new insights into the recently discovered healing capacity of the heart involving the Hippo cellular pathway.
Grant funds study on cardiovascular disease, agingSep 5, 2019
The National Institutes of Health’s Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Christie Ballantyne a $6 million grant to begin research to better understand how mutations contribute to atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases.
Combining LDL cholesterol lowering drugs found effectiveMay 28, 2019
Two drugs used to lower LDL cholesterol have been proven to be even more effective when combined in a fixed dosage.
Protein found to improve prediction of cardiovascular diseaseApr 29, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found that troponin I, a protein that is most commonly used to diagnose heart attack, can be detected with a new high-sensitivity assay in adults without prior cardiovascular disease or heart failure.
What you need to know about heart valve surgery and recoveryApr 3, 2019
Dr. Kenneth Liao discusses what you need to know about heart valve surgery and recovery.
Study of LDL lowering drug found no increase of adverse eventsMar 13, 2019
A study looking at safety of a new drug has found it does not increase overall adverse events or serious adverse events when compared to placebo.