KSAT-12 News: Do you have ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’?

January 4, 2016

Are you overwhelmed by the holidays? Are you stressed, and drinking and eating more than you normally do? They are signs of what doctors call “Holiday Heart Syndrome.” The syndrome can happen to anyone, even if they have a healthy heart. It’s triggered by stress and alcohol, and makes your heart beat three to four […]

Holiday Heart Syndrome

Hope for healthy hearts revealed in naked mole rat studies

August 14, 2014

Kelly Grimes, a graduate student in the lab of Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D., at the Health Science Center’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, conducted the first studies of naked mole rat cardiovascular function.