A study suggests, for the first time, one reason why two promising trials designed to investigate therapies for acute respiratory distress syndrome were halted for futility.
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.
New research co-authored by a University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher has shown that intensive lifestyle interventions, including diet and exercise, have the potential to put Type 2 diabetes into remission and eliminate the need for medication in some cases.
The approach will examine an interactive “direct-to-participant” method using new technology, including an iPad app, in a study supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Using a motion-sensing chip built into a wristwatch-shaped device, sleep scientists can build a highly accurate map of a person’s daily cycle of sleep and wakefulness.
Hoesley, associate dean for Undergraduate Medical Education, helped UAB medical students expand services through Equal Access Birmingham.
Most of this disparity may be due to greater risk factor burden among blacks, including smoking, diabetes and hypertension.
Halanych has been a member of the faculty of the UAB Health Center Montgomery and of the Division of Preventive Medicine at the UAB School of Medicine since 2003.