November 16, 2016
A Western-style diet, with more omega-6 fatty acids than the Mediterranean, dysregulates lipid signaling in aged mice and promotes inflammation.
October 24, 2016
UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.
New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.
September 30, 2016
Combining two high-powered imaging techniques into a single scanner allows UAB to acquire and study PET and MRI data simultaneously, enabling new opportunities for diagnostic imaging of cancer, the brain and heart.
August 23, 2016
UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear.
June 07, 2016
This competitive award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to VA research and provides five years of salary support.
The UAB Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease look at effects of Allopurinol in healthy adults age 18-40.
March 24, 2016
A new multi-institutional study looks at the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet on the heart.
Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
UAB’s Suzanne Oparil, M.D., has been selected as one of only three doctors from the United States to receive the Clinical Excellence Award at the National Physician of the Year Awards in New York City.
February 26, 2016
UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
November 10, 2015
94-year-old Wade Gladden came to UAB with only 20 percent heart function, but physicians put a months long plan in place to restore function — and the Gadsden resident hit every mark along the way.
November 09, 2015
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.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
September 11, 2015
Lower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.
June 19, 2015
Cardiologist Kevin Sublett will oversee the nationally accredited UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic of Central Alabama.
April 27, 2015
The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
November 17, 2014
Research revealing new evidence about the role of the spleen following heart attack will be honored during the AHA scientific meeting Nov. 15-19.
September 05, 2014
Symposium attendees will gain a better understanding of the most recent developments in the fields of clinical and basic science research in cardiovascular disease.