A new study published in JAMA Cardiology by UAB researchers shows that a key protein released from the heart is almost 35-percent lower in African-Americans than in Caucasians, and predicts the risk of death, particularly cardiovascular mortality similarly in both races.
Akila Subramaniam, M.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, was awarded a $75,000 grant from AMAG Pharmaceutical to begin research on a powerful predictor of spontaneous preterm birth.
It is 18,000 pounds of green, rolling intensive care unit. The Critical Care Transport program at UAB welcomes its newest piece of lifesaving equipment, a Ford chassis/Taylormade body ground transport ambulance.
Leslie Hayes, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics in the UAB Department of Pediatrics, represented the UAB School of Medicine on a recent trip to South Africa to engage and teach health care leaders there.
Raegan Durant, M.D., MPH, associate professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Preventive Medicine, is the senior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Diversity Enhancement.
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.
New guidelines suggest exercise and cognitive training can help lower the risk of dementia for those with mild cognitive impairment.
Of the 15 million people living with cancer in the United States in 2016, 62 percent were 65 years or older. A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham sheds light on the factors that affect health-related quality of life in older adults with cancer.
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