Heart News

HeartCare study tests genetic risk of cardiovascular diseaseFeb 19, 2020
Researchers are working with Baylor cardiologists to determine patients’ genetic risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Evenings with Genetics spotlights Turner SyndromeFeb 5, 2020
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Evenings with Genetics will discuss the genetics and state-of-the art heart care for children with Turner Syndrome.
Cardiovascular disease risk factor targeted for new treatmentFeb 5, 2020
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are beginning trials to test two new drugs that directly target Lp(a) levels.
Drs. Yao, Razavi named National Academy of Inventors fellowsDec 3, 2019
Dr. Qizhi (Cathy) Yao and Dr. Mehdi Razavi of Baylor College of Medicine are two of the 168 academic inventors named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
Pack hand sanitizer, patience for healthy holiday travelNov 21, 2019
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.