Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
Physicians embarked on a rare operation in an effort to save the lives of one Georgian, one Alabamian.
Researcher X. Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., has received a five-year, $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the pathogenesis of thrombotic microangiopathy, or TMA.
Four prominent physician scientists in the UAB School of Medicine will hold informal discussions on topics in science and medicine on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the “Drinks with a Physician Scientist” event, sponsored by the UAB student chapter of the American Physician Scientists Association.
Engineers, physicians, computer scientists and statisticians will collaborate to research and apply big data in the health care, industrial and smart cities fields.
A multisite study led by UAB has found the first biomarker for the onset of seizures in infants with tuberous sclerosis.
Valve-in-valve treatments are becoming more necessary as patients get older and outlive their original replacement heart valves.
The Nov. 10 workshop will provide information and resources for lung cancer patients.