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UAB News: Research

Study suggests psychedelic drugs could reduce criminal behavior
A UAB study suggests that psychedelic drugs have a positive effect on antisocial, criminal behavior, warranting investigation of psychedelics as a crime reduction therapy.
Researchers describe mechanism that underlies age-associated bone loss
This knowledge can provide targets in the search for novel bone-loss therapeutics to treat osteoporosis.
New biomedical engineering grants aim at heart failure and resistant high blood pressure
UAB researchers want to create new treatments for these banes of cardiovascular disease.
How a nutrient, glutamine, can control gene programs in cells
Researchers have discovered the mechanism of this control, with implications for developmental biology, the immune response and cancer dysregulation.
Bridges featured as guest editor in Rheumatic Disease Clinics
The August issue of the journal focused on genomics in rheumatic diseases, the complex effort to understand the genetic underpinnings of more than 100 diseases that affect joints and muscles.