Vascular - Veins News

Grant addresses cognitive decline in aging populationSep 12, 2018
A new grant is looking at designing a smart home environment powered by a wearable device and connected smart tags that would help monitor day-to-day tasks of a dementia patient.
Seven attributes of the academic surgeon Mar 14, 2017
In an effort to guide future academic surgeons on the path to success, seven surgeons at Baylor outlined seven common attributes of the academic surgeon. 
Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcersFeb 7, 2017
Researchers found that using smart insoles and smartwatch technology to alert patients of harmful plantar pressures helps people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Quick test helps identify frailty in bedbound elderlyDec 15, 2016
For older adults who are hospitalized for ground-level falls, their level of frailty can be an important indicator of adverse health outcomes upon discharge. 
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.
Blood test on horizon to detect aortic aneurysm, dissectionSep 19, 2013
Baylor part of team that has developed a blood test to provide a faster and simpler way to diagnose and monitor deadly aortic aneurysms and dissections.
Mechanical regulation of cell migration and vessel dynamics directs capillaries to form large vascular treesSep 5, 2013
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report that increases in blood flow induce small blood vessels called capillaries to fuse, increasing the size of the tube through which circulation moves and reducing resistance.
Sawing logs at night is not a good workout for your heartFeb 6, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine experts find that snoring is not only disruptive to sleep but may also signal heart troubles.
'Nudge' can be ethical choiceFeb 4, 2013
Ethics experts provide information on how healthcare professions can most ethically help patients with decision-making.
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.