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Baylor College of Medicine, NFL team up to offer screenings for former playersMar 7, 2012
Routine exams, continued physical activity important for even former professional athletes.
Your weight is key to a healthy heartMar 1, 2012
Reduce your weight to reduce risk of heart disease.
Risk of heart disease important consideration for diabeticsMar 1, 2012
Diabetics can cut their risk of cardiovascular disease by maintaining low levels of cholesterol, low blood pressure.
Heart beats to rhythm of circadian clockFeb 22, 2012
Researchers at BCM part of study that finds sudden cardiac death is more likely to happen in the morning.
Follow up on your heart healthFeb 8, 2012
Eating healthy and exercising are well known tips to keep your heart healthy, but doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say don’t forget about the follow-up appointments.
Statins seek help in fight against heart diseaseFeb 8, 2012
Researchers at BCM looking for additional, alternative treatment options to statins.
Fish oil may play role in heart attack preventionFeb 8, 2012
Highly purified form of fish oil being tested to reduce risk of heart attack.
Getting to the heart of Marfan syndromeFeb 8, 2012
BCM team creating registry of patients with aneurysms and dissections caused by genetics, including Marfan syndrome.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital join NIH's Pediatric Heart NetworkOct 14, 2011
Network is designed to foster multi-center studies related to childhood heart disease.
Intervention or medication, who benefits more?Oct 6, 2011
BCM research finds when doctors used tools to help patients properly take medication, overall blood pressure was lowered.