Monica Baskin, Ph.D., will lead efforts in the Department of Medicine to develop a culture of respect and inclusion, working with each division to capitalize on the diverse backgrounds of its faculty, staff and learners.
The 11th annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, April 21, will showcase compelling workshops and the groundbreaking findings of eminent researchers in the health disparities field.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows testosterone treatment can have benefits for men over age 65.
Lead author of paper published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice journal says, while causal relationship cannot be inferred, findings are “absolutely encouraging.”
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine looks at the relationship between lifetime marijuana use and cognitive function in middle-aged adults.
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.
UAB is leading a team of researchers in a trial to combat blood pressure risk factors.
Lower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.
Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to UAB researchers.