Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
A UAB spinoff has received a stage two grant to test a potential solution for malfunctioning vascular access.
Glaucoma affects more than 3 million people in the United States and is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans.
Juhan Paiste, M.D., MBA, CPE, has been named interim chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, effective Oct. 1, 2017.
John Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and W. Winn Chatham, M.D., will be recognized by the ACR for education, research and clinical contributions to the field.
UAB employees spearheaded an effort that led to the university’s adopting the paid leave benefits policy earlier this year — and then they carried their initiative to the state level.
Researchers study the mechanisms that prevent autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or multiple sclerosis after an infection.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The UAB Geriatrics Clinic is addressing health issues in senior adults by identifying and addressing gaps in nutrition.
The AGHI, a genomics partnership between UAB and HudsonAlpha, is cited for collaboration by Health Connect South.
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