Cora Lewis, M.D., who has focused her research on the epidemiology of chronic diseases, became chair April 1.
A study led by UAB professor Paul Muntner, Ph.D., looks at the impact of the new hypertension guideline set by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
A study to better understand racial and regional differences in deaths from strokes will be funded through 2023 by a $20.4 million grant.
A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.
Developers and educators at UAB have developed a solution to meet the challenges of getting educational resources to underserved populations by providing software and hardware programs to better train students in Ethiopia and Zambia.
An American Heart Association panel, including two experts from UAB, says the same healthy habits that can help ward off heart disease or stroke can also help prevent cognitive decline.
UAB’s REGARDS study finds that disparities exist within men and older patients’ being prescribed stroke-preventing medication in the southeastern United States.
Adherence to care improves when youth with HIV receive education and help navigating the system, according to study out of UAB.
A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.

A new study from UAB details the burden of sepsis — widespread infection in the body — in the United States.

New data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.
Exercise medicine gets a boost with the opening of the 7,000-square-foot UAB Exercise Clinical Trial Facility.
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
A prestigious fellowship from the American Association of University Women has been awarded to a UAB graduate student.
Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
A UAB researcher will examine the underlying environmental impact on genes of Mexican Americans in relation to cardiometabolic syndrome, a disorder caused by several interrelated risk factors that can lead to heart disease or Type 2 diabetes.

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
Aged drivers and women using prescription sleep medicines at higher risk for motor vehicle collisions.
Research suggests a link between short sleep and obesity from secondary eating and drinking while engaged in another activity.
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