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Olympians and Cancer Survivors Team Up to Fight Cancer


Open water swim to benefit Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center
4/1/2014 9:00 AM EDT

Picture Perfect Diagnosis


Baylor Health Care System is bringing neurologic stroke expertise to its community-based medical centers via a portable robot communication system or telemedicine. Neuro-hospitalists based at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas use iPads or...
3/24/2014 7:55 AM EDT

Baylor Seeks Volunteers in Need of Colonoscopies

Investigators with Baylor Research Institute, a research arm of Baylor Scott & White Health, have opened participation for a new clinical trial that could determine whether a certain blood test can detect colon cancer before it even develops.
3/11/2014 4:05 PM EDT

Baylor Health Care System Research Sheds New Light on Heart Disease

A special newly discovered biomarker, “Gb3,” potentially related to the survival of heart disease patients, could change the way the country’s No. 1 killer is monitored in the future.
3/11/2014 4:00 PM EDT

256-Slice CT Scanner Gives Bird's Eye View

With one heartbeat, within one second, cardiologists can get an entire 3-D image of the heart that allows them to look at arteries and heart anatomy with excellent detail and with less medical radiation.
2/19/2014 6:00 AM EST

Baylor Research Institute Studies Traumatic Brain Injury Rehab Outcomes


For patients recovering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), the rehabilitation process – compensating for changes in functioning, adaptation and even community reintegration – can be challenging. Unfortunately, not all rehab programs are...
12/5/2013 11:30 AM EST

New Hope Offered to Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis

The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano became the first in the nation to treat a patient with the catheter-based SAPIEN 3 heart valve using the transapical approach (through the ribs). This new phase of a clinical trial, also known as Partner II, may offer...
11/14/2013 1:10 PM EST

How to Help Save a Life


The survival rate for individuals who experience a sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital is a mere five percent. Time is crucial. Chances of survival drop by 10 percent for every minute that passes without someone performing cardiopulmonary...
10/14/2013 5:00 AM EDT

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