A Western-style diet, with more omega-6 fatty acids than the Mediterranean, dysregulates lipid signaling in aged mice and promotes inflammation.
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UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.
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New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.
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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.
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UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear. 

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This competitive award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to VA research and provides five years of salary support.
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VA Research support for UAB clinicians and scientists has been important for six decades.
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The UAB Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease look at effects of Allopurinol in healthy adults age 18-40.
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A new multi-institutional study looks at the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet on the heart.
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Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
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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.
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UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Lower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.
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UAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.
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Cardiologist Kevin Sublett will oversee the nationally accredited UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic of Central Alabama.
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The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
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Research revealing new evidence about the role of the spleen following heart attack will be honored during the AHA scientific meeting Nov. 15-19.
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