Adam Pope

Adam Pope

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A new study published in JAMA Cardiology by UAB researchers shows that a key protein released from the heart is almost 35-percent lower in African-Americans than in Caucasians, and predicts the risk of death, particularly cardiovascular mortality similarly in both races.
UAB is one of only three hospitals in the United States to receive a three-star ranking in each of the five categories of surgery.
Of the 15 million people living with cancer in the United States in 2016, 62 percent were 65 years or older. A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham sheds light on the factors that affect health-related quality of life in older adults with cancer.
Aaron Fobian, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology and researcher at the UAB School of Health Professions’ Nutrition Obesity Research Center, has been elected Councilor for The Obesity Society — Pediatric Obesity Section. Her term began Nov. 1, and she will serve for the next two years.
Community members and academic investigators have teamed up to publish research in Ethnicity & Disease.
Sarah-Jeanne Salvy, Ph.D., says the findings of her research emphasize the importance of considering social factors when examining the impact of neighborhood on physical activity.
Harden Davis couldn’t walk 30 feet without having shortness of breath; but thanks to UAB doctors, he now breathes easy and has renewed energy.
The center is funded by a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
Data suggest the United States could have a worse than average flu season. Flu season typically lasts from early October to February, but UAB experts say it is never too late to get vaccinated.
UAB Hospital houses a 21-bed cardiac care unit specializing in procedures such as heart transplants and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.
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