Baylor College of Medicine News

Heart News

Heart failure? Manage sodium intake during holidaysDec 20, 2012
Work with physician to manage heart failure diagnosis.
Rebuilding blood vessels through gene therapyDec 20, 2012
Study give insight into safety, effectiveness of gene therapy to rebuild blood vessels in patients living with coronary artery disease.
A simpler way to predict heart failureNov 13, 2012
Model could use information from lab reports to assess heart failure risk, could be useful to both patients and doctors.
Pediatric heart rhythm syndrome topic of monthly genetic seriesOct 11, 2012
BCM experts to discuss Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in Oct. 23 seminar.
Friends dinner supports heart disease, stroke research at BCMOct 5, 2012
The fundraising event will be held Oct. 9 at the River Oaks Country Club.
Study shows Berlin Heart device provides life-saving 'bridge' for young children, babiesAug 6, 2012
Study examined safety and probable of Berlin Heart® EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device, only VAD available for babies, kids.
BCM physician helps update guidelines related to heart eventsJul 18, 2012
Dr. Hani Jneid is the chair of the Writing Group and the lead author of the update.
BCM shines at Heart Rhythm Society conferenceMay 17, 2012
BCM postdoctoral associate awarded cardiology fellowship; two BCM residents receive young investigators awards from Heart Rhythm Society.
Scientific discovery sheds light on a genetic cause of heart failureMay 11, 2012
BCM researchers find molecule sheds light on predisposition to heart failure during prolonged stress.
Ballantyne honored for commitment to clinical researchApr 17, 2012
Dr. Christie Ballantyne awarded Louis M. Sherwood Award at the Association of Clinical Research Professionals 2012 global conference.