Baylor College of Medicine News

Heart Month

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American Heart Month is recognized every February with a goal of improving heart health and preventing heart disease. Baylor College of Medicine experts are here to help you learn more about the latest heart-focused research, reminders on how to make healthy lifestyle choices and updates on the latest heart related news.

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Unhealthy Habits

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Follow along as our cardiologists share an unhealthy habit they try to avoid to improve heart health.

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Doctor using a stethoscope to listen to patient's heart, graphic of heart beat displayed over image with red line.
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Heart failure research

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Baylor researchers have found a novel approach involving gene expression that improves heart failure outcomes in animal model. 

Researchers are using gene therapy in late stages of heart failure to improve heart function. 

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Polar plunge health benefits

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What are the health benefits of polar plunges and how does it affect your heart?

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Keep it steady: the importance of maintaining healthy blood pressure

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If you are waiting for symptoms to pop up as a warning for high blood pressure, think again.