Heart News

Early diagnosis of artery disease can prevent limb lossOct 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 studiesSep 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 strokeJun 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 2016Jun 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 proceduresJun 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 heartFeb 17, 2016
Relaxing could have a positive effect on coronary artery disease and heart health.
What heart health really meansFeb 1, 2016
What do terms like cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, systolic and diastolic mean? Find out how they represent your heart health.
Baylor College of Medicine medical students to participate in state-wide CPR trainingJan 27, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine to participate in statewide, hands-only CPR training event that will emphasize the two most important steps of CPR: calling 911 and starting compressions.
New partnership expands Baylor’s team of expert cardiologistsJan 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine’s cardiology group has expanded with the addition of Hall-Garcia Cardiology Associates, a team of internationally recognized doctors.
Suppressing gene found to prolong life in heart failure modelsSep 16, 2015
A gene that plays an important role in heart development has been found to also play a role in dilated cardiomyopathy (a heart muscle malfunction) when overexpressed.