A UAB study is the first suggest that any drug can dramatically reduce the risk of 30-day, all-cause hospital admission among older heart failure patients.
The public debate, “High vs. Low Carbohydrate Diets for Cancer Control and Overall Health,” will take place from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 27 at the UAB Alumni House.
Cynthia J. Brown, M.D., MSPH, studies what factors keep older hospital patients in bed.
The Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award was established by the American Geriatrics Society to recognize outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health care problems of older adults by an investigator who is actively involved in direct patient care.
Researchers are examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults, as well as any effects those two factors have on the quality of life for seniors.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a $28 million grant renewal for the nation’s largest study aimed at exploring racial and geographic differences in stroke illness and stroke death from The National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.