Much like other muscles, when the heart works during the normal daytime hours, it needs a period of rest to repair itself.
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Research shows protection against the linked heart damage and kidney dysfunction known as cardiorenal syndrome.
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Researchers have found the rate of hospitalization for sarcoidosis has increased, and in-hospital mortality associated with sarcoidosis has decreased.
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Throughout February, UAB Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease.
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Natriuretic peptides are routinely used as “gold-standard” biomarkers for diagnosis of heart disease.

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UAB is one of only three hospitals in the United States to receive a three-star ranking in each of the five categories of surgery.

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This more comprehensive approach may be needed to find ways to delay the progressive heart failure.
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Harden Davis couldn’t walk 30 feet without having shortness of breath; but thanks to UAB doctors, he now breathes easy and has renewed energy.
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CHAAMPS exists to develop, implement and evaluate interventions to improve African-American men’s health through research, outreach and training.
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UAB Hospital houses a 21-bed cardiac care unit specializing in procedures such as heart transplants and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.
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Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions.

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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.
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A UAB spinoff has received a stage two grant to test a potential solution for malfunctioning vascular access.
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UAB Medicine has a long history of caring for patients with adult congenital heart disease, and the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program is the only one in Alabama and one of a handful in the country that provide continuing care for patients as they move into adulthood.
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A program that supports historically disadvantaged health professionals chooses two researchers in the UAB Department of Medicine as finalists.
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A fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response.

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UAB’s REGARDS study finds that disparities exist within men and older patients’ being prescribed stroke-preventing medication in the southeastern United States.
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Anezi Uzendu, M.D., has touched the hearts of many patients and colleagues in his time at UAB; but now that reach is bigger than ever, after his own heart failed him.
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Authors conclude that the relationship between the complexity of left main coronary artery disease and clinical outcomes varies over time and lay out approaches for individualized strategy of revascularization.
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A UAB symposium on cardiovascular tissue engineering brought together some of the best in the business in this rapidly developing field of translational medicine.
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