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BCM physicians help draft American Heart Association guidelines on vascular closure devicesDec 22, 2010
BCM cardiologists lend expertise to vascular closure device guidelines.
Aortic aneurysms associated with defects in many regions of genomeNov 18, 2010
Understanding genetic component of aortic aneurysm might help doctors identify risk and threat.
Study to control blood pressure in diabetics enrollingSep 10, 2010
BCM doctors open enrollment for study in blood pressure in diabetics.
Technology transfer: 25 years at Baylor College of MedicineAug 4, 2010
BCM technology has led to more than 200 diagnostic, clinical and research products.
Too much sodium affects blood pressure, increases risk of strokeMay 4, 2010
A high salt diet increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke
Control anxiety to stave off spikes in blood pressureMay 4, 2010
A sudden spike in blood pressure caused by stress can cause physical damage.
Blood pressure: How do your systolic, diastolic readings stack up? May 4, 2010
Healthy physical and behavioral practices can go long way toward keeping blood pressure under control. Find out more from our experts.
Never too early to screen kids for high blood pressureMay 4, 2010
Children don't feel the effects of high blood pressure immediately, but should still be tested
Diagnosing heart attacks may be lick and a click awayMay 3, 2010
A new device can detect signs of a heart attack from a person's saliva.
Ultrasound helps predict heart attacksApr 7, 2010
BCM researchers have shown how ultrasound can be used to help pinpoint who is at highest risk for having a heart attack.